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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Fargo, ND (FAR)

Flight distance from Rochester to Fargo (Rochester International Airport – Hector International Airport) is 295 miles / 475 kilometers / 257 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Fargo (FAR) is 332 miles / 535 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 1 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Hector International Airport (FAR).

How far is Fargo from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 295.449 miles
  • 475.479 kilometers
  • 256.738 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
  • 295.103 miles
  • 474.922 kilometers
  • 256.437 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 Hector International Airport
City: Fargo, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAR
ICAO Code: KFAR
Coordinates: 46°55′14″N, 96°48′56″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rochester and Fargo.

Time Difference

Rochester, MN

 CST

Fargo, ND

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 69 kg (151 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Fargo (FAR).

Distance:
295
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
295

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