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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from Rochester to Houston (Rochester International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 973 miles / 1566 kilometers / 845 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Houston (IAH) is 1130 miles / 1818 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 34 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

How far is Houston from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 972.797 miles
  • 1565.565 kilometers
  • 845.337 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
  • 974.591 miles
  • 1568.452 kilometers
  • 846.896 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 Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rochester and Houston.

Time Difference

Rochester, MN

 CST

Houston, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (328 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
973
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
973

Round trip?