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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Rock Springs, WY (RKS)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Rock Springs (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport) is 1695 miles / 2727 kilometers / 1473 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Rock Springs (RKS) is 1899 miles / 3056 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 48 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Rock Springs.

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS).

How far is Rock Springs from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Rock Springs. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1694.596 miles
  • 2727.188 kilometers
  • 1472.564 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
  • 1690.422 miles
  • 2720.471 kilometers
  • 1468.937 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 Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W

B Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport
City: Rock Springs, WY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RKS
ICAO Code: KRKS
Coordinates: 41°35′39″N, 109°3′54″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Rock Springs is 2 hours. Rock Springs is 2 hours behind Washington D.C..

Time Difference

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Rock Springs, WY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 192 kg (424 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Rock Springs (RKS).

Distance:
1695
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1695

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