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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 0 minutes.

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).

How far is Rockford from Indianapolis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Indianapolis and Rockford. 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).

Airport information


A 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

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

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

Time Difference

Indianapolis, IN

 EDT

Rockford, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 58 kg (128 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Indianapolis (IND) → Rockford (RFD).

Distance:
225
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
225

Round trip?