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Distance between Knoxville, TN (TYS) and Minneapolis, MN (MSP)

Flight distance from Knoxville to Minneapolis (Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 792 miles / 1275 kilometers / 688 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Knoxville (TYS) to Minneapolis (MSP) is 964 miles / 1552 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 4 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP).

How far is Minneapolis from Knoxville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 791.997 miles
  • 1274.596 kilometers
  • 688.227 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
  • 791.934 miles
  • 1274.494 kilometers
  • 688.171 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 Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
City: Knoxville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TYS
ICAO Code: KTYS
Coordinates: 35°48′39″N, 83°59′38″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 Knoxville and Minneapolis is 1 hour. Minneapolis is 1 hour behind Knoxville.

Time Difference

Knoxville, TN

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Minneapolis, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 134 kg (296 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Knoxville (TYS) → Minneapolis (MSP).

Distance:
792
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
792

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