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Distance between Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) and Rockford, IL (RFD)

Flight distance from Grand Rapids to Rockford (Gerald R. Ford International Airport – Chicago Rockford International Airport) is 188 miles / 303 kilometers / 164 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Rockford (RFD) is 270 miles / 434 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 11 minutes.

Grand Rapids – Rockford

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188
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303
Kilometers
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164
Nautical miles

How far is Rockford from Grand Rapids?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 188.472 miles
  • 303.317 kilometers
  • 163.778 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
  • 188.017 miles
  • 302.584 kilometers
  • 163.382 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).

How long does it take to fly from Grand Rapids to Rockford?

Estimated flight time from Gerald R. Ford International Airport to Chicago Rockford International Airport is 51 minutes.

What is the time difference between Grand Rapids and Rockford?

The time difference between Grand Rapids and Rockford is 1 hour. Rockford is 1 hour behind Grand Rapids.
Grand Rapids time to Rockford time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD)

On average flying from Grand Rapids to Rockford generates about 53 kg of CO2 per passenger, 53 kilograms is equal to 116 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Grand Rapids to Rockford

Shortest flight path between Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD).

Airport information

Origin Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City: Grand Rapids, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GRR
ICAO Code: KGRR
Coordinates: 42°52′50″N, 85°31′22″W
Destination 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