Air Miles Calculator

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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Minneapolis, MN

 CDT

Raleigh, NC

 EDT

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

Round trip?