# Distance between Minneapolis, MN (MSP) and Raleigh, NC (RDU)

Flight distance from Minneapolis to Raleigh (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport – Raleigh–Durham International Airport) is 980 miles / 1578 kilometers / 852 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Minneapolis (MSP) to Raleigh (RDU) is 1199 miles / 1930 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 17 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Minneapolis to Raleigh.

Shortest flight path between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).

## How far is Raleigh from Minneapolis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Minneapolis and Raleigh. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 980.313 miles
• 1577.660 kilometers
• 851.869 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
• 979.380 miles
• 1576.159 kilometers
• 851.058 nautical miles

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

## Airport information

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

B Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Minneapolis and Raleigh is 1 hour. Raleigh is 1 hour ahead of Minneapolis.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (330 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Minneapolis (MSP) → Raleigh (RDU).

Distance:
980
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
980

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