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Distance between Fargo, ND (FAR) and Rockford, IL (RFD)

Flight distance from Fargo to Rockford (Hector International Airport – Chicago Rockford International Airport) is 501 miles / 807 kilometers / 436 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Fargo (FAR) to Rockford (RFD) is 578 miles / 931 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 2 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Hector International Airport (FAR) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD).

How far is Rockford from Fargo?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 501.227 miles
  • 806.646 kilometers
  • 435.554 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
  • 500.567 miles
  • 805.584 kilometers
  • 434.981 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 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

There is no time difference between Fargo and Rockford.

Time Difference

Fargo, ND

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Rockford, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (218 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fargo (FAR) → Rockford (RFD).

Distance:
501
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
501

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