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Distance between Indianapolis, IN (IND) and Rockford, IL (RFD)

Flight distance from Indianapolis to Rockford (Indianapolis International Airport – Chicago Rockford International Airport) is 225 miles / 362 kilometers / 196 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 55 minutes.

Driving distance from Indianapolis (IND) to Rockford (RFD) is 272 miles / 438 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 19 minutes.

Indianapolis – Rockford

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225
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362
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196
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How far is Rockford from Indianapolis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 225.228 miles
  • 362.469 kilometers
  • 195.718 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
  • 225.150 miles
  • 362.345 kilometers
  • 195.650 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Indianapolis International Airport to Chicago Rockford International Airport is 55 minutes.

Time difference

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

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Indianapolis to Rockford generates about 58 kg of CO2 per passenger, 58 kilograms is equal to 128 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Indianapolis to Rockford

Shortest flight path between Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD).

Airport information

Origin Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″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