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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Tucson, AZ (TUS)

Flight distance from Rochester to Tucson (Rochester International Airport – Tucson International Airport) is 1289 miles / 2074 kilometers / 1120 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Tucson (TUS) is 1593 miles / 2564 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 14 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Rochester to Tucson.

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Tucson International Airport (TUS).

How far is Tucson from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1288.636 miles
  • 2073.858 kilometers
  • 1119.794 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
  • 1287.706 miles
  • 2072.362 kilometers
  • 1118.986 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).

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 Tucson International Airport
City: Tucson, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TUS
ICAO Code: KTUS
Coordinates: 32°6′57″N, 110°56′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rochester and Tucson is 2 hours. Tucson is 2 hours behind Rochester.

Time Difference

Rochester, MN

 CDT

Tucson, AZ

 MST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 166 kg (366 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Tucson (TUS).

Distance:
1289
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1289

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