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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Rock Springs, WY (RKS)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Rock Springs (Lafayette Regional Airport – Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport) is 1235 miles / 1987 kilometers / 1073 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Rock Springs (RKS) is 1532 miles / 2466 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS).

How far is Rock Springs from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1234.559 miles
  • 1986.830 kilometers
  • 1072.803 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
  • 1233.964 miles
  • 1985.872 kilometers
  • 1072.285 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 Lafayette Regional Airport
City: Lafayette, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LFT
ICAO Code: KLFT
Coordinates: 30°12′19″N, 91°59′15″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 Lafayette and Rock Springs is 1 hour. Rock Springs is 1 hour behind Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CDT

Rock Springs, WY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (359 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Rock Springs (RKS).

Distance:
1235
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1235

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