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Distance between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Minneapolis, MN (MSP)

Flight distance from Sacramento to Minneapolis (Sacramento International Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 1517 miles / 2442 kilometers / 1319 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Sacramento (SMF) to Minneapolis (MSP) is 1893 miles / 3047 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 14 minutes.

Sacramento – Minneapolis

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1517
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2442
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1319
Nautical miles

How far is Minneapolis from Sacramento?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1517.442 miles
  • 2442.086 kilometers
  • 1318.621 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
  • 1513.945 miles
  • 2436.458 kilometers
  • 1315.582 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).

How long does it take to fly from Sacramento to Minneapolis?

Estimated flight time from Sacramento International Airport to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport is 3 hours 22 minutes.

What is the time difference between Sacramento and Minneapolis?

The time difference between Sacramento and Minneapolis is 2 hours. Minneapolis is 2 hours ahead of Sacramento.
Sacramento time to Minneapolis time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP)

On average flying from Sacramento to Minneapolis generates about 181 kg of CO2 per passenger, 181 kilograms is equal to 398 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Sacramento to Minneapolis

Shortest flight path between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP).

Airport information

Origin Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Sacramento (SMF) to Minneapolis (MSP)

Delta Air Lines