# 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
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
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.

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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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