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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and Minneapolis, MN (MSP)

Flight distance from Philadelphia to Minneapolis (Philadelphia International Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 980 miles / 1578 kilometers / 852 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Philadelphia (PHL) to Minneapolis (MSP) is 1168 miles / 1879 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 25 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Philadelphia to Minneapolis.

Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP).

How far is Minneapolis from Philadelphia?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Philadelphia and Minneapolis. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 980.439 miles
  • 1577.864 kilometers
  • 851.978 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
  • 978.303 miles
  • 1574.425 kilometers
  • 850.122 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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Philadelphia and Minneapolis is 1 hour. Minneapolis is 1 hour behind Philadelphia.

Time Difference

Philadelphia, PA

 EDT

Minneapolis, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (330 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Philadelphia (PHL) → Minneapolis (MSP).

Distance:
980
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
980

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