# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Abilene, TX (ABI)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Abilene (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Abilene Regional Airport) is 818 miles / 1316 kilometers / 711 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Abilene (ABI) is 1066 miles / 1715 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 48 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Abilene Regional Airport (ABI).

## How far is Abilene from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 817.635 miles
• 1315.855 kilometers
• 710.505 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
• 817.833 miles
• 1316.175 kilometers
• 710.677 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 Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport
City: Rock Springs, WY
Country: United States
IATA Code: RKS
ICAO Code: KRKS
Coordinates: 41°35′39″N, 109°3′54″W

B Abilene Regional Airport
City: Abilene, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: ABI
ICAO Code: KABI
Coordinates: 32°24′40″N, 99°40′54″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Abilene is 1 hour. Abilene is 1 hour ahead of Rock Springs.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 136 kg (301 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Abilene (ABI).

Distance:
818
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
818

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