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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Rock Springs, WY (RKS)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Rock Springs (Des Moines International Airport – Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport) is 797 miles / 1283 kilometers / 693 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Rock Springs (RKS) is 885 miles / 1425 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 8 minutes.

Des Moines – Rock Springs

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797
Miles
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1283
Kilometers
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693
Nautical miles

How far is Rock Springs from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 797.244 miles
  • 1283.039 kilometers
  • 692.786 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
  • 795.178 miles
  • 1279.716 kilometers
  • 690.991 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).

How long does it take to fly from Des Moines to Rock Springs?

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport to Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport is 2 hours 0 minutes.

What is the time difference between Des Moines and Rock Springs?

The time difference between Des Moines and Rock Springs is 1 hour. Rock Springs is 1 hour behind Des Moines.
Des Moines time to Rock Springs time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS)

On average flying from Des Moines to Rock Springs generates about 135 kg of CO2 per passenger, 135 kilograms is equal to 297 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Rock Springs

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS).

Airport information

Origin Des Moines International Airport
City: Des Moines, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W
Destination 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