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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Rock Springs, WY (RKS)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Rock Springs (Washington Dulles International Airport – Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport) is 1671 miles / 2689 kilometers / 1452 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (IAD) to Rock Springs (RKS) is 1891 miles / 3043 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 45 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Rock Springs.

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS).

How far is Rock Springs from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1671.177 miles
  • 2689.498 kilometers
  • 1452.213 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
  • 1667.053 miles
  • 2682.861 kilometers
  • 1448.629 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 Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′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

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Rock Springs is 2 hours. Rock Springs is 2 hours behind Washington D.C..

Time Difference

Washington D.C.

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Rock Springs, WY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 191 kg (420 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → Rock Springs (RKS).

Distance:
1671
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1671

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