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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Rockford, IL (RFD)

Distance from Des Moines to Rockford (Des Moines International Airport – Chicago Rockford International Airport) is 240 miles / 386 kilometers / 208 nautical miles.

How far is Rockford from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 239.905 miles
  • 386.090 kilometers
  • 208.472 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
  • 239.312 miles
  • 385.136 kilometers
  • 207.957 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 Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) is 57 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Rockford.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 58 kg (128 pounds).

Airport information


A Des Moines International Airport
City: Des Moines, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″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

Map

Des Moines to Rockford flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Rockford (RFD).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
240

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