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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Rock Springs, WY (RKS)

Flight distance from Houston to Rock Springs (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport) is 1129 miles / 1817 kilometers / 981 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Rock Springs (RKS) is 1388 miles / 2233 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 39 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS).

How far is Rock Springs from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1128.866 miles
  • 1816.734 kilometers
  • 980.958 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
  • 1128.993 miles
  • 1816.938 kilometers
  • 981.068 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 Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″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 Houston and Rock Springs is 1 hour. Rock Springs is 1 hour behind Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Rock Springs, WY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (349 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Rock Springs (RKS).

Distance:
1129
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1129

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