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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Grand Canyon, AZ (GCN)

Flight distance from Rochester to Grand Canyon (Rochester International Airport – Grand Canyon National Park Airport) is 1175 miles / 1891 kilometers / 1021 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Grand Canyon (GCN) is 1557 miles / 2505 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 6 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Rochester to Grand Canyon.

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Grand Canyon National Park Airport (GCN).

How far is Grand Canyon from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1174.919 miles
  • 1890.849 kilometers
  • 1020.977 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
  • 1173.004 miles
  • 1887.768 kilometers
  • 1019.313 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 Grand Canyon National Park Airport
City: Grand Canyon, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GCN
ICAO Code: KGCN
Coordinates: 35°57′8″N, 112°8′49″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rochester and Grand Canyon is 1 hour. Grand Canyon is 1 hour behind Rochester.

Time Difference

Rochester, MN

 CST

Grand Canyon, AZ

 MST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (354 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Grand Canyon (GCN).

Distance:
1175
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1175

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