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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Rockford, IL (RFD)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Rockford (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Chicago Rockford International Airport) is 675 miles / 1086 kilometers / 586 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Rockford (RFD) is 786 miles / 1265 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 43 minutes.

Washington D.C. – Rockford

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675
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1086
Kilometers
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586
Nautical miles

How far is Rockford from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 674.846 miles
  • 1086.059 kilometers
  • 586.425 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
  • 673.446 miles
  • 1083.806 kilometers
  • 585.208 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Chicago Rockford International Airport is 1 hour 46 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Rockford is 1 hour. Rockford is 1 hour behind Washington D.C..
Washington D.C. time to Rockford time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Washington D.C. to Rockford generates about 122 kg of CO2 per passenger, 122 kilograms is equal to 268 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Rockford

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD).

Airport information

Origin Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W
Destination 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