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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Rock Springs, WY (RKS)

Flight distance from Detroit to Rock Springs (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport) is 1321 miles / 2126 kilometers / 1148 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Rock Springs (RKS) is 1461 miles / 2352 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 11 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to Rock Springs.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS).

How far is Rock Springs from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1321.318 miles
  • 2126.455 kilometers
  • 1148.194 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
  • 1317.875 miles
  • 2120.914 kilometers
  • 1145.202 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 Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″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 Detroit and Rock Springs is 2 hours. Rock Springs is 2 hours behind Detroit.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Rock Springs, WY

 MDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 168 kg (371 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Rock Springs (RKS).

Distance:
1321
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1321

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