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

Flight distance from Rochester to Chicago (Rochester International Airport – Chicago O'Hare International Airport) is 268 miles / 432 kilometers / 233 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Chicago (ORD) is 337 miles / 542 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 9 minutes.

Rochester – Chicago

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268
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432
Kilometers
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233
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 268.364 miles
  • 431.889 kilometers
  • 233.202 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
  • 267.885 miles
  • 431.120 kilometers
  • 232.786 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 to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is 1 hour 0 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Rochester and Chicago.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Rochester to Chicago generates about 65 kg of CO2 per passenger, 65 kilograms is equal to 142 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Rochester to Chicago

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

Airlines flying from Rochester (RST) to Chicago (ORD)

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