# How far is San Diego, CA, from Minneapolis, MN?

The distance between Minneapolis (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) and San Diego (San Diego International Airport) is 1532 miles / 2466 kilometers / 1331 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Minneapolis (MSP) to San Diego (SAN) is 1987 miles / 3197 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 34 hours 41 minutes.

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## Distance from Minneapolis to San Diego

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Minneapolis to San Diego. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Minneapolis to San Diego?

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

## What is the time difference between Minneapolis and San Diego?

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

## Flight carbon footprint between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and San Diego International Airport (SAN)

On average, flying from Minneapolis to San Diego generates about 182 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 182 kilograms equals 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

See the map of the 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
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
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W