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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Rockford, IL (RFD)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Rockford (Los Angeles International Airport – Chicago Rockford International Airport) is 1686 miles / 2714 kilometers / 1465 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Rockford (RFD) is 1975 miles / 3178 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 31 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Rockford.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD).

How far is Rockford from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1686.460 miles
  • 2714.094 kilometers
  • 1465.494 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
  • 1683.236 miles
  • 2708.906 kilometers
  • 1462.692 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″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 Los Angeles and Rockford is 2 hours. Rockford is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Rockford, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 185 kg (408 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Rockford (RFD).

Distance:
1686
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1686

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