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Distance between Palm Springs, CA (PSP) and Rapid City, SD (RAP)

Flight distance from Palm Springs to Rapid City (Palm Springs International Airport – Rapid City Regional Airport) is 1008 miles / 1623 kilometers / 876 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Palm Springs (PSP) to Rapid City (RAP) is 1341 miles / 2158 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 53 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Palm Springs to Rapid City.

Shortest flight path between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP).

How far is Rapid City from Palm Springs?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Palm Springs and Rapid City. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1008.247 miles
  • 1622.617 kilometers
  • 876.143 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
  • 1007.793 miles
  • 1621.886 kilometers
  • 875.748 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 Palm Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″W

B Rapid City Regional Airport
City: Rapid City, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RAP
ICAO Code: KRAP
Coordinates: 44°2′43″N, 103°3′25″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Palm Springs and Rapid City is 1 hour. Rapid City is 1 hour ahead of Palm Springs.

Time Difference

Palm Springs, CA

 PST

Rapid City, SD

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 151 kg (334 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Palm Springs (PSP) → Rapid City (RAP).

Distance:
1008
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1008

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