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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Rochester, MN (RST)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Rochester (Los Angeles International Airport – Rochester International Airport) is 1547 miles / 2490 kilometers / 1344 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Rochester (RST) is 1901 miles / 3059 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 7 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Rochester International Airport (RST).

How far is Rochester from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1547.138 miles
  • 2489.877 kilometers
  • 1344.426 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
  • 1544.615 miles
  • 2485.817 kilometers
  • 1342.234 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 Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RST
ICAO Code: KRST
Coordinates: 43°54′29″N, 92°30′0″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Rochester is 2 hours. Rochester is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Rochester, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 182 kg (402 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Rochester (RST).

Distance:
1547
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1547

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