# How far is Rockford, IL, from Saginaw, MI?

The distance between Saginaw (Saginaw MBS International Airport) and Rockford (Chicago Rockford International Airport) is 271 miles / 436 kilometers / 235 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Saginaw (MBS) to Rockford (RFD) is 390 miles / 627 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 38 minutes.

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## Distance from Saginaw to Rockford

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Saginaw to Rockford. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 270.944 miles
• 436.042 kilometers
• 235.444 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 270.336 miles
• 435.063 kilometers
• 234.915 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 Saginaw to Rockford?

The estimated flight time from Saginaw MBS International Airport to Chicago Rockford International Airport is 1 hour and 0 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Saginaw MBS International Airport (MBS) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD)

On average, flying from Saginaw to Rockford generates about 65 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 65 kilograms equals 143 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Saginaw to Rockford

See the map of the shortest flight path between Saginaw MBS International Airport (MBS) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD).

## Airport information

Origin Saginaw MBS International Airport
City: Saginaw, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: MBS
ICAO Code: KMBS
Coordinates: 43°31′58″N, 84°4′46″W
Destination 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