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Distance between Minneapolis, MN (MSP) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Flight distance from Minneapolis to San Diego (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 1532 miles / 2466 kilometers / 1331 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Minneapolis (MSP) to San Diego (SAN) is 1987 miles / 3197 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 39 minutes.

Minneapolis – San Diego

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1532
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2466
Kilometers
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1331
Nautical miles

How far is San Diego from Minneapolis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1532.160 miles
  • 2465.773 kilometers
  • 1331.411 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
  • 1530.313 miles
  • 2462.799 kilometers
  • 1329.805 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport to San Diego International Airport is 3 hours 24 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Minneapolis and San Diego is 2 hours. San Diego is 2 hours behind Minneapolis.
Minneapolis time to San Diego time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Minneapolis to San Diego generates about 182 kg of CO2 per passenger, 182 kilograms is equal to 400 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Minneapolis to San Diego

Shortest flight path between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

Airlines flying from Minneapolis (MSP) to San Diego (SAN)

Alaska Airlines
Delta Air Lines
Sun Country Airlines