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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 25 hours 9 minutes.

Houston – Rock Springs

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1129
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1817
Kilometers
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981
Nautical miles

How far is Rock Springs from Houston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Houston to Rock Springs is 2 hours 38 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Rock Springs is 1 hour. Rock Springs is 1 hour behind Houston.

Houston time to Rock Springs time converter

Time in Houston: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Rock Springs: 00:00

Current local times

Houston, TX

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Rock Springs, WY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Houston to Rock Springs generates about 158 kg of CO2 per passenger, 158 kilograms is equal to 349 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
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