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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Rochester, MN (RST)

Flight distance from Louisville to Rochester (Louisville International Airport – Rochester International Airport) is 530 miles / 853 kilometers / 461 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 30 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Rochester (RST) is 652 miles / 1050 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 27 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Rochester International Airport (RST).

How far is Rochester from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 530.134 miles
  • 853.169 kilometers
  • 460.674 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
  • 529.908 miles
  • 852.804 kilometers
  • 460.477 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 Louisville International Airport
City: Louisville, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SDF
ICAO Code: KSDF
Coordinates: 38°10′27″N, 85°44′9″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Louisville and Rochester is 1 hour. Rochester is 1 hour behind Louisville.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

 EDT

Rochester, MN

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 103 kg (227 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Rochester (RST).

Distance:
530
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
530

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