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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Rapid City, SD (RAP)

Distance from Rochester to Rapid City (Rochester International Airport – Rapid City Regional Airport) is 526 miles / 847 kilometers / 457 nautical miles.

How far is Rapid City from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 526.068 miles
  • 846.624 kilometers
  • 457.140 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
  • 524.632 miles
  • 844.313 kilometers
  • 455.893 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 Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rochester and Rapid City is 1 hour. Rapid City is 1 hour behind Rochester.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 103 kg (227 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 Rapid City Regional Airport
City: Rapid City, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RAP
ICAO Code: KRAP
Coordinates: 44°2′43″N, 103°3′25″W

Rochester to Rapid City flight path

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Rapid City (RAP).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
526

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