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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Flight distance from Rochester to Birmingham (Rochester International Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 778 miles / 1252 kilometers / 676 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Birmingham (BHM) is 917 miles / 1476 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 49 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

How far is Birmingham from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 777.712 miles
  • 1251.606 kilometers
  • 675.813 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
  • 778.500 miles
  • 1252.874 kilometers
  • 676.498 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 Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RST
ICAO Code: KRST
Coordinates: 43°54′29″N, 92°30′0″W

B Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rochester and Birmingham.

Time Difference

Rochester, MN

 CST

Birmingham, AL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 133 kg (293 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Birmingham (BHM).

Distance:
778
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
778

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