Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Rockford.
Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD).
How far is Rockford from Chicago?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Rockford. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 74.784 miles
- 120.353 kilometers
- 64.985 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
- 74.628 miles
- 120.102 kilometers
- 64.850 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Chicago and Rockford.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 36 kg (79 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (MDW) → Rockford (RFD).