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

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

How far is Minneapolis from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Minneapolis. Here are two common 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 – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight duration

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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 191 kg (421 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

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

Map

San Francisco to Minneapolis flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Minneapolis (MSP).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1589

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