Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Meridian, MS (MEI)

Flight distance from Rochester to Meridian (Rochester International Airport – Meridian Regional Airport) is 824 miles / 1326 kilometers / 716 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Meridian (MEI) is 946 miles / 1523 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Meridian Regional Airport (MEI).

How far is Meridian from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 823.855 miles
• 1325.866 kilometers
• 715.911 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
• 825.098 miles
• 1327.866 kilometers
• 716.991 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
IATA Code: RST
ICAO Code: KRST
Coordinates: 43°54′29″N, 92°30′0″W

B Meridian Regional Airport
City: Meridian, MS
Country: United States
IATA Code: MEI
ICAO Code: KMEI
Coordinates: 32°19′57″N, 88°45′6″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rochester and Meridian.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 137 kg (302 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Meridian (MEI).

Distance:
824
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
824

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