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Distance between Fargo, ND (FAR) and Rapid City, SD (RAP)

Flight distance from Fargo to Rapid City (Hector International Airport – Rapid City Regional Airport) is 362 miles / 583 kilometers / 315 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 11 minutes.

Driving distance from Fargo (FAR) to Rapid City (RAP) is 579 miles / 932 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 54 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fargo to Rapid City.

Shortest flight path between Hector International Airport (FAR) and Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP).

How far is Rapid City from Fargo?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Fargo and Rapid City. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 362.263 miles
  • 583.005 kilometers
  • 314.798 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
  • 361.602 miles
  • 581.942 kilometers
  • 314.223 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 Hector International Airport
City: Fargo, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAR
ICAO Code: KFAR
Coordinates: 46°55′14″N, 96°48′56″W

B Rapid City Regional Airport
City: Rapid City, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RAP
ICAO Code: KRAP
Coordinates: 44°2′43″N, 103°3′25″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fargo and Rapid City is 1 hour. Rapid City is 1 hour behind Fargo.

Time Difference

Fargo, ND

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Rapid City, SD

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 78 kg (173 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fargo (FAR) → Rapid City (RAP).

Distance:
362
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
362

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