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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Distance from Rochester to Chicago (Rochester International Airport – Midway International Airport) is 282 miles / 454 kilometers / 245 nautical miles.

How far is Chicago from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 282.086 miles
  • 453.973 kilometers
  • 245.126 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
  • 281.609 miles
  • 453.206 kilometers
  • 244.712 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Rochester International Airport (RST) to Midway International Airport (MDW) is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rochester and Chicago.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 64 kg (141 pounds).

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 Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W

Rochester to Chicago flight path

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Midway International Airport (MDW).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Chicago (MDW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
282

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