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Distance between Fargo, ND (FAR) and Rochester, MN (RST)

Flight distance from Fargo to Rochester (Hector International Airport – Rochester International Airport) is 295 miles / 475 kilometers / 257 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Fargo (FAR) to Rochester (RST) is 332 miles / 534 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 56 minutes.

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

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

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)
  • 295.449 miles
  • 475.479 kilometers
  • 256.738 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
  • 295.103 miles
  • 474.922 kilometers
  • 256.437 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 Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RST
ICAO Code: KRST
Coordinates: 43°54′29″N, 92°30′0″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Fargo and Rochester.

Time Difference

Fargo, ND

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Rochester, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 69 kg (151 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fargo (FAR) → Rochester (RST).

Distance:
295
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
295

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