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Distance between Minneapolis, MN (MSP) and Seattle, WA (SEA)

Flight distance from Minneapolis to Seattle (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 1399 miles / 2251 kilometers / 1216 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Minneapolis (MSP) to Seattle (SEA) is 1677 miles / 2699 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 16 minutes.

Minneapolis – Seattle

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1399
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2251
Kilometers
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1216
Nautical miles

How far is Seattle from Minneapolis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1398.786 miles
  • 2251.129 kilometers
  • 1215.512 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
  • 1394.861 miles
  • 2244.812 kilometers
  • 1212.101 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 Seattle–Tacoma International Airport is 3 hours 8 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Minneapolis and Seattle is 2 hours. Seattle is 2 hours behind Minneapolis.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Minneapolis to Seattle generates about 173 kg of CO2 per passenger, 173 kilograms is equal to 382 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 Seattle

Shortest flight path between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

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 Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W

Airlines flying from Minneapolis (MSP) to Seattle (SEA)

Air France
Alaska Airlines
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KLM
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