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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Grand Forks, ND (GFK)

Flight distance from Rochester to Grand Forks (Rochester International Airport – Grand Forks International Airport) is 359 miles / 577 kilometers / 312 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Grand Forks (GFK) is 413 miles / 664 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 17 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Grand Forks International Airport (GFK).

How far is Grand Forks from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 358.580 miles
  • 577.078 kilometers
  • 311.597 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
  • 358.266 miles
  • 576.574 kilometers
  • 311.325 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 Forks International Airport
City: Grand Forks, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GFK
ICAO Code: KGFK
Coordinates: 47°56′57″N, 97°10′33″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rochester and Grand Forks.

Time Difference

Rochester, MN

 CST

Grand Forks, ND

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 78 kg (172 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Grand Forks (GFK).

Distance:
359
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
359

Round trip?