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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Rochester, MN (RST)

Flight distance from New York to Rochester (New York LaGuardia Airport – Rochester International Airport) is 976 miles / 1570 kilometers / 848 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Rochester (RST) is 1150 miles / 1851 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 0 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Rochester.

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Rochester International Airport (RST).

How far is Rochester from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 975.699 miles
  • 1570.236 kilometers
  • 847.859 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
  • 973.304 miles
  • 1566.382 kilometers
  • 845.778 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 New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″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 New York and Rochester is 1 hour. Rochester is 1 hour behind New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

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Rochester, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (329 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Rochester (RST).

Distance:
976
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
976

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