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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Rapid City, SD (RAP)

Flight distance from Charleston to Rapid City (Charleston International Airport – Rapid City Regional Airport) is 1458 miles / 2347 kilometers / 1267 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Rapid City (RAP) is 1801 miles / 2899 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 27 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP).

How far is Rapid City from Charleston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1458.205 miles
  • 2346.754 kilometers
  • 1267.146 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
  • 1456.364 miles
  • 2343.790 kilometers
  • 1265.545 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 Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″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 Charleston and Rapid City is 2 hours. Rapid City is 2 hours behind Charleston.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

 EST

Rapid City, SD

 MST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 177 kg (390 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Rapid City (RAP).

Distance:
1458
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1458

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