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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 1977 miles / 3181 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 39 minutes.

Los Angeles – Rockford

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1686
Miles
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2714
Kilometers
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1465
Nautical miles

How far is Rockford from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

How long does it take to fly from Los Angeles to Rockford?

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to Chicago Rockford International Airport is 3 hours 41 minutes.

What is the time difference between Los Angeles and Rockford?

The time difference between Los Angeles and Rockford is 2 hours. Rockford is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles time to Rockford time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD)

On average flying from Los Angeles to Rockford generates about 192 kg of CO2 per passenger, 192 kilograms is equal to 423 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
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