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Distance between Fargo, ND (FAR) and Rochester, NY (ROC)

Flight distance from Fargo to Rochester (Hector International Airport – Greater Rochester International Airport) is 971 miles / 1562 kilometers / 844 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Fargo (FAR) to Rochester (ROC) is 1151 miles / 1852 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 20 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Hector International Airport (FAR) and Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC).

How far is Rochester from Fargo?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 970.858 miles
  • 1562.444 kilometers
  • 843.652 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
  • 968.387 miles
  • 1558.468 kilometers
  • 841.506 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 Greater Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ROC
ICAO Code: KROC
Coordinates: 43°7′8″N, 77°40′20″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fargo and Rochester is 1 hour. Rochester is 1 hour ahead of Fargo.

Time Difference

Fargo, ND

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Rochester, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (328 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fargo (FAR) → Rochester (ROC).

Distance:
971
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
971

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