# 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 1977 miles / 3181 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 33 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
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
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.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 192 kg (423 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Rockford (RFD).

Distance:
1686
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1686

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