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Distance between Rochester, NY (ROC) and Rockford, IL (RFD)

Flight distance from Rochester to Rockford (Greater Rochester International Airport – Chicago Rockford International Airport) is 585 miles / 942 kilometers / 508 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (ROC) to Rockford (RFD) is 684 miles / 1100 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 15 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Rochester to Rockford.

Shortest flight path between Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD).

How far is Rockford from Rochester?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Rochester and Rockford. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 585.087 miles
  • 941.607 kilometers
  • 508.427 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
  • 583.560 miles
  • 939.149 kilometers
  • 507.100 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).

Airport information


A Greater Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ROC
ICAO Code: KROC
Coordinates: 43°7′8″N, 77°40′20″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rochester and Rockford is 1 hour. Rockford is 1 hour behind Rochester.

Time Difference

Rochester, NY

 EST

Rockford, IL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 111 kg (244 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (ROC) → Rockford (RFD).

Distance:
585
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
585

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