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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Rockford, IL (RFD)

Flight distance from Chicago to Rockford (Chicago Midway International Airport – Chicago Rockford International Airport) is 75 miles / 120 kilometers / 65 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Rockford (RFD) is 91 miles / 146 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 53 minutes.

Chicago – Rockford

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75
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120
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65
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How far is Rockford from Chicago?

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

How long does it take to fly from Chicago to Rockford?

Estimated flight time from Chicago Midway International Airport to Chicago Rockford International Airport is 38 minutes.

What is the time difference between Chicago and Rockford?

There is no time difference between Chicago and Rockford.

Flight carbon footprint between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD)

On average flying from Chicago to Rockford generates about 36 kg of CO2 per passenger, 36 kilograms is equal to 79 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin Chicago Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″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