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Distance between Buffalo, NY (BUF) and Rapid City, SD (RAP)

Distance from Buffalo to Rapid City (Rapid City Regional Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 1221 miles / 1964 kilometers / 1061 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1220.501 miles
  • 1964.206 kilometers
  • 1060.586 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
  • 1217.220 miles
  • 1958.925 kilometers
  • 1057.735 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) to Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) is 2 hours 48 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (351 pounds).

Airport information


A Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″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

Map

Buffalo to Rapid City flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buffalo (BUF) → Rapid City (RAP).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
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