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Distance between Asheville, NC (AVL) and Rochester, MN (RST)

Flight distance from Asheville to Rochester (Asheville Regional Airport – Rochester International Airport) is 788 miles / 1269 kilometers / 685 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Asheville (AVL) to Rochester (RST) is 989 miles / 1592 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 39 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) and Rochester International Airport (RST).

How far is Rochester from Asheville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 788.435 miles
  • 1268.863 kilometers
  • 685.131 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
  • 788.206 miles
  • 1268.495 kilometers
  • 684.932 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 Asheville Regional Airport
City: Asheville, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AVL
ICAO Code: KAVL
Coordinates: 35°26′10″N, 82°32′30″W

B Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, MN
Country: United States Flag of 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 Asheville and Rochester is 1 hour. Rochester is 1 hour behind Asheville.

Time Difference

Asheville, NC

 EST

Rochester, MN

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 134 kg (295 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Asheville (AVL) → Rochester (RST).

Distance:
788
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
788

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