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Distance between Watertown, NY (ART) and Rapid City, SD (RAP)

Flight distance from Watertown to Rapid City (Watertown International Airport – Rapid City Regional Airport) is 1341 miles / 2158 kilometers / 1165 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Watertown (ART) to Rapid City (RAP) is 1543 miles / 2484 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 26 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Watertown to Rapid City.

Shortest flight path between Watertown International Airport (ART) and Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP).

How far is Rapid City from Watertown?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Watertown and Rapid City. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1340.869 miles
  • 2157.919 kilometers
  • 1165.183 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
  • 1337.204 miles
  • 2152.021 kilometers
  • 1161.998 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 Watertown International Airport
City: Watertown, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ART
ICAO Code: KART
Coordinates: 43°59′30″N, 76°1′18″W

B Rapid City Regional Airport
City: Rapid City, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RAP
ICAO Code: KRAP
Coordinates: 44°2′43″N, 103°3′25″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Watertown and Rapid City is 2 hours. Rapid City is 2 hours behind Watertown.

Time Difference

Watertown, NY

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Rapid City, SD

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 169 kg (374 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Watertown (ART) → Rapid City (RAP).

Distance:
1341
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1341

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