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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Elmira, NY (ELM)

Flight distance from Rochester to Elmira (Rochester International Airport – Elmira Corning Regional Airport) is 798 miles / 1285 kilometers / 694 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Elmira (ELM) is 989 miles / 1592 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Elmira Corning Regional Airport (ELM).

How far is Elmira from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 798.319 miles
  • 1284.770 kilometers
  • 693.720 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
  • 796.249 miles
  • 1281.438 kilometers
  • 691.921 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 Elmira Corning Regional Airport
City: Elmira, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ELM
ICAO Code: KELM
Coordinates: 42°9′35″N, 76°53′29″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rochester and Elmira is 1 hour. Elmira is 1 hour ahead of Rochester.

Time Difference

Rochester, MN

 CST

Elmira, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 135 kg (297 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Elmira (ELM).

Distance:
798
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
798

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