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Distance between Rapid City, SD (RAP) and Minneapolis, MN (MSP)

Distance from Rapid City to Minneapolis (Rapid City Regional Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 489 miles / 788 kilometers / 425 nautical miles.

How far is Minneapolis from Rapid City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 489.443 miles
  • 787.682 kilometers
  • 425.314 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
  • 488.116 miles
  • 785.546 kilometers
  • 424.161 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 Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rapid City and Minneapolis is 1 hour. Minneapolis is 1 hour ahead of Rapid City.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (215 pounds).

Airport information


A Rapid City Regional Airport
City: Rapid City, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RAP
ICAO Code: KRAP
Coordinates: 44°2′43″N, 103°3′25″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

Rapid City to Minneapolis flight path

Shortest flight path between Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rapid City (RAP) → Minneapolis (MSP).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
489

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