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Distance between Minneapolis, MN (MSP) and Rockford, IL (RFD)

Flight distance from Minneapolis to Rockford (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport – Chicago Rockford International Airport) is 278 miles / 447 kilometers / 242 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Minneapolis (MSP) to Rockford (RFD) is 341 miles / 548 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 15 minutes.

Minneapolis – Rockford

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278
Miles
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447
Kilometers
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242
Nautical miles

How far is Rockford from Minneapolis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 277.979 miles
  • 447.363 kilometers
  • 241.557 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
  • 277.664 miles
  • 446.857 kilometers
  • 241.284 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Minneapolis to Rockford is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Minneapolis and Rockford.

Minneapolis time to Rockford time converter

Time in Minneapolis: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Rockford: 00:00

Current local times

Minneapolis, MN

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Rockford, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Minneapolis to Rockford generates about 66 kg of CO2 per passenger, 66 kilograms is equal to 145 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Minneapolis to Rockford

Shortest flight path between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD).

Airport information

Origin Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
City: Minneapolis, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSP
ICAO Code: KMSP
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N, 93°13′18″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