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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and San Jose, CA (SJC)

Distance from Rochester to San Jose (Rochester International Airport – San Jose International Airport) is 1602 miles / 2578 kilometers / 1392 nautical miles.

How far is San Jose from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1601.927 miles
  • 2578.051 kilometers
  • 1392.036 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
  • 1598.361 miles
  • 2572.313 kilometers
  • 1388.938 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 Jose International Airport (SJC) is 3 hours 31 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 175 kg (387 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 Jose International Airport
City: San Jose, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SJC
ICAO Code: KSJC
Coordinates: 37°21′45″N, 121°55′44″W

Rochester to San Jose flight path

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → San Jose (SJC).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1602

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