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Distance between Minneapolis, MN (MSP) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 1535 miles / 2471 kilometers / 1334 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1535.398 miles
  • 2470.984 kilometers
  • 1334.225 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 1533.108 miles
  • 2467.298 kilometers
  • 1332.234 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 3 hours 24 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Minneapolis and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind Minneapolis.

Time Difference

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Airport information


A Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
City: Minneapolis, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSP
ICAO Code: KMSP
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N, 93°13′18″W

B Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Map

Flight map from Minneapolis to Los Angeles.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Minneapolis (MSP) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1535

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