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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Jackson, TN (MKL)

Flight distance from Rochester to Jackson (Rochester International Airport – McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport) is 604 miles / 972 kilometers / 525 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Jackson (MKL) is 698 miles / 1123 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 47 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport (MKL).

How far is Jackson from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 603.982 miles
  • 972.015 kilometers
  • 524.846 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
  • 604.641 miles
  • 973.076 kilometers
  • 525.419 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 McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport
City: Jackson, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MKL
ICAO Code: KMKL
Coordinates: 35°35′59″N, 88°54′56″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rochester and Jackson.

Time Difference

Rochester, MN

 CST

Jackson, TN

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 113 kg (250 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Jackson (MKL).

Distance:
604
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
604

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