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Distance between Columbus, OH (CMH) and Rockford, IL (RFD)

Flight distance from Columbus to Rockford (John Glenn Columbus International Airport – Chicago Rockford International Airport) is 358 miles / 575 kilometers / 311 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Columbus (CMH) to Rockford (RFD) is 408 miles / 657 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 52 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Columbus to Rockford.

Shortest flight path between John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD).

How far is Rockford from Columbus?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Columbus and Rockford. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 357.547 miles
  • 575.415 kilometers
  • 310.700 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
  • 356.876 miles
  • 574.336 kilometers
  • 310.117 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 John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CMH
ICAO Code: KCMH
Coordinates: 39°59′52″N, 82°53′30″W

B Chicago Rockford International Airport
City: Rockford, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RFD
ICAO Code: KRFD
Coordinates: 42°11′43″N, 89°5′49″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Columbus and Rockford is 1 hour. Rockford is 1 hour behind Columbus.

Time Difference

Columbus, OH

 EST

Rockford, IL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 78 kg (171 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Columbus (CMH) → Rockford (RFD).

Distance:
358
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
358

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