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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Waco, TX (ACT)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Waco (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Waco Regional Airport) is 950 miles / 1530 kilometers / 826 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Waco (ACT) is 1207 miles / 1942 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 31 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Waco Regional Airport (ACT).

How far is Waco from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 950.407 miles
  • 1529.532 kilometers
  • 825.881 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
  • 950.375 miles
  • 1529.480 kilometers
  • 825.853 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 Waco Regional Airport
City: Waco, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ACT
ICAO Code: KACT
Coordinates: 31°36′40″N, 97°13′49″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Waco, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (325 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Waco (ACT).

Distance:
950
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
950

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