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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Rochester to Detroit (Rochester International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 477 miles / 768 kilometers / 415 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Detroit (DTW) is 615 miles / 990 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 20 minutes.

Rochester – Detroit

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477
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768
Kilometers
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415
Nautical miles

How far is Detroit from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 477.269 miles
  • 768.089 kilometers
  • 414.735 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
  • 476.094 miles
  • 766.199 kilometers
  • 413.714 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 Rochester International Airport to Detroit Metropolitan Airport is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Rochester and Detroit is 1 hour. Detroit is 1 hour ahead of Rochester.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Rochester to Detroit generates about 95 kg of CO2 per passenger, 95 kilograms is equal to 210 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Rochester to Detroit

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W