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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Fort Myers, FL (RSW)

Flight distance from Rochester to Fort Myers (Rochester International Airport – Southwest Florida International Airport) is 1340 miles / 2157 kilometers / 1165 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Fort Myers (RSW) is 1585 miles / 2551 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 42 minutes.

Rochester – Fort Myers

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1340
Miles
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2157
Kilometers
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1165
Nautical miles

How far is Fort Myers from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1340.261 miles
  • 2156.941 kilometers
  • 1164.655 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
  • 1342.051 miles
  • 2159.821 kilometers
  • 1166.210 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 Southwest Florida International Airport is 3 hours 2 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Rochester and Fort Myers is 1 hour. Fort Myers is 1 hour ahead of Rochester.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Rochester to Fort Myers generates about 169 kg of CO2 per passenger, 169 kilograms is equal to 374 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 Fort Myers

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW).

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 Southwest Florida International Airport
City: Fort Myers, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RSW
ICAO Code: KRSW
Coordinates: 26°32′10″N, 81°45′18″W