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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Distance from Rochester to San Francisco (Rochester International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 1617 miles / 2602 kilometers / 1405 nautical miles.

How far is San Francisco from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1616.511 miles
  • 2601.522 kilometers
  • 1404.709 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
  • 1612.852 miles
  • 2595.634 kilometers
  • 1401.530 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 San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 3 hours 33 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rochester and San Francisco is 2 hours. San Francisco is 2 hours behind Rochester.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 177 kg (390 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 San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

Rochester to San Francisco flight path

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → San Francisco (SFO).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1617

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