Distance between Watertown, NY (ART) and Rochester, MN (RST)

Flight distance from Watertown to Rochester (Watertown International Airport – Rochester International Airport) is 821 miles / 1321 kilometers / 713 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Watertown (ART) to Rochester (RST) is 982 miles / 1581 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 35 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Watertown to Rochester.

Shortest flight path between Watertown International Airport (ART) and Rochester International Airport (RST).

How far is Rochester from Watertown?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Watertown and Rochester. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 820.581 miles
• 1320.597 kilometers
• 713.065 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
• 818.341 miles
• 1316.993 kilometers
• 711.119 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 Watertown International Airport
City: Watertown, NY
Country: United States
IATA Code: ART
ICAO Code: KART
Coordinates: 43°59′30″N, 76°1′18″W

B Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, MN
Country: United States
IATA Code: RST
ICAO Code: KRST
Coordinates: 43°54′29″N, 92°30′0″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Watertown and Rochester is 1 hour. Rochester is 1 hour behind Watertown.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 137 kg (301 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Watertown (ART) → Rochester (RST).

Distance:
821
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
821

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