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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Rockford, IL (RFD)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Rockford (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Chicago Rockford International Airport) is 844 miles / 1358 kilometers / 733 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Rockford (RFD) is 959 miles / 1543 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 33 minutes.

New Orleans – Rockford

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844
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1358
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733
Nautical miles

How far is Rockford from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 843.790 miles
  • 1357.949 kilometers
  • 733.234 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
  • 845.541 miles
  • 1360.766 kilometers
  • 734.755 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 Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Chicago Rockford International Airport is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between New Orleans and Rockford.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from New Orleans to Rockford generates about 139 kg of CO2 per passenger, 139 kilograms is equal to 306 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New Orleans to Rockford

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD).

Airport information

Origin Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City: New Orleans, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSY
ICAO Code: KMSY
Coordinates: 29°59′36″N, 90°15′28″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