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Distance between Gillette, WY (GCC) and Rock Springs, WY (RKS)

Flight distance from Gillette to Rock Springs (Gillette–Campbell County Airport – Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport) is 261 miles / 420 kilometers / 227 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Gillette (GCC) to Rock Springs (RKS) is 351 miles / 565 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 55 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Gillette–Campbell County Airport (GCC) and Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS).

How far is Rock Springs from Gillette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 260.918 miles
  • 419.908 kilometers
  • 226.732 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
  • 260.720 miles
  • 419.589 kilometers
  • 226.560 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 Gillette–Campbell County Airport
City: Gillette, WY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GCC
ICAO Code: KGCC
Coordinates: 44°20′56″N, 105°32′20″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

There is no time difference between Gillette and Rock Springs.

Time Difference

Gillette, WY

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Rock Springs, WY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 63 kg (140 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Gillette (GCC) → Rock Springs (RKS).

Distance:
261
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
261

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