Distance between Columbus, OH (CMH) and Rochester, MN (RST)

Flight distance from Columbus to Rochester (John Glenn Columbus International Airport – Rochester International Airport) is 563 miles / 906 kilometers / 489 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Columbus (CMH) to Rochester (RST) is 675 miles / 1086 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 24 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) and Rochester International Airport (RST).

How far is Rochester from Columbus?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 563.271 miles
• 906.496 kilometers
• 489.469 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
• 562.281 miles
• 904.903 kilometers
• 488.609 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
IATA Code: CMH
ICAO Code: KCMH
Coordinates: 39°59′52″N, 82°53′30″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 Columbus and Rochester is 1 hour. Rochester is 1 hour behind Columbus.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 108 kg (238 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Columbus (CMH) → Rochester (RST).

Distance:
563
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
563

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