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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Pierre, SD (PIR)

Flight distance from Rochester to Pierre (Rochester International Airport – Pierre Regional Airport) is 388 miles / 625 kilometers / 337 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Pierre (PIR) is 449 miles / 722 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 17 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Pierre Regional Airport (PIR).

How far is Pierre from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 388.323 miles
  • 624.945 kilometers
  • 337.443 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
  • 387.268 miles
  • 623.248 kilometers
  • 336.527 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 Pierre Regional Airport
City: Pierre, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PIR
ICAO Code: KPIR
Coordinates: 44°22′57″N, 100°17′9″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rochester and Pierre.

Time Difference

Rochester, MN

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Pierre, SD

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 82 kg (181 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Pierre (PIR).

Distance:
388
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
388

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