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Distance between Minneapolis, MN (MSP) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Distance from Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 1589 miles / 2557 kilometers / 1381 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1588.841 miles
  • 2556.992 kilometers
  • 1380.665 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
  • 1585.361 miles
  • 2551.392 kilometers
  • 1377.641 nautical miles

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

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 3 hours 30 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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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 San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

Map

Flight map from Minneapolis to San Francisco.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Minneapolis (MSP) → San Francisco (SFO).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1589

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