The flight time from Charlotte to Minneapolis is 2 hours, 38 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves CLT Charlotte, NC 3 minutes early.
17 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 15 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MSP Minneapolis, MN 9 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

Delta
92%
American
83%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Charlotte to Minneapolis is 2 hours, 38 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 15 minutes.

The flight distance from Charlotte to Minneapolis is 930 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Minneapolis to Charlotte
2 hours, 26 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

American
2h 37m
Delta
2h 39m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h2h 30m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

50

Distance

930 Miles

Flights By Month ?

JFMAMJJASOND050100150200

Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun02468

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
25
Delta
24

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Charlotte from Minneapolis by plane?

The distance from Charlotte to Minneapolis by plane is 930 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Charlotte to Minneapolis?

The flight time from Charlotte to Minneapolis is 2 hours, 38 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 15 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with American being the fastest taking 2 hours, 37 minutes, and Delta the slowest taking 2 hours, 39 minutes.

What airlines fly from Charlotte to Minneapolis?

American and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from Charlotte to Minneapolis.

Does Southwest fly from Charlotte to Minneapolis?

Southwest does not fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Minneapolis (MSP). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Charlotte 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 17 minutes
In the Air 135 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives Minneapolis 9 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Charlotte to Minneapolis, American is 83% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 83% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 92% 8% 0%
American 83% 15% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Charlotte and Minneapolis, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
American 16 134 5 157
Delta 17 136 4 159

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
8am 0.83
7am 0.79
10am 0.01
12pm 0.87
1pm 0.36
9am 0.33
3pm 0.59
6am 0.75
10pm 0.62
7pm 0.04
11am 0.64
5pm 0.06
6pm 0.03
4pm 0.76
9pm 0.02
2pm 0.15
8pm 0.27

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Minneapolis that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 217
February 200
March 233
April 225
May 224
June 218
July 219
August 223
September 218
October 230
November 196
December 219

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Charlotte to Minneapolis that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 7.58
Tuesday 7.6
Wednesday 7.71
Thursday 7.65
Friday 7.75
Saturday 5.9
Sunday 6.23

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
American 0
Delta 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
8am 20 135 4 160
7am 16 135 4 156
10am 24 137 3 167
12pm 13 135 5 154
1pm 17 139 5 160
9am 19 139 5 165
3pm 16 134 4 156
6am 18 139 4 163
10pm 16 130 5 153
7pm 13 132 5 151
11am 18 132 4 156
5pm 18 143 5 164
6pm 15 139 5 160
4pm 19 137 5 162
9pm 13 135 3 149
2pm 14 137 4 156
8pm 17 134 5 156
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.