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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Rock Springs, WY (RKS)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Rock Springs (Los Angeles International Airport – Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport) is 734 miles / 1181 kilometers / 638 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Rock Springs (RKS) is 872 miles / 1403 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 15 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS).

How far is Rock Springs from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 734.043 miles
  • 1181.327 kilometers
  • 637.866 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
  • 733.896 miles
  • 1181.091 kilometers
  • 637.738 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″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 Los Angeles and Rock Springs is 1 hour. Rock Springs is 1 hour ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Rock Springs, WY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (283 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Rock Springs (RKS).

Distance:
734
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
734

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