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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Rockford, IL (RFD)

Flight distance from Rochester to Rockford (Rochester International Airport – Chicago Rockford International Airport) is 209 miles / 336 kilometers / 182 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Rockford (RFD) is 283 miles / 455 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 13 minutes.

Rochester – Rockford

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209
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336
Kilometers
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182
Nautical miles

How far is Rockford from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 208.913 miles
  • 336.212 kilometers
  • 181.540 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
  • 208.594 miles
  • 335.699 kilometers
  • 181.263 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 Rockford International Airport is 53 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Rochester and Rockford.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Rochester to Rockford generates about 56 kg of CO2 per passenger, 56 kilograms is equal to 123 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 Rockford

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD).

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 Rockford International Airport
City: Rockford, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RFD
ICAO Code: KRFD
Coordinates: 42°11′43″N, 89°5′49″W