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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Abilene, TX

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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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