# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Arcata, CA (ACV)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Arcata (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Arcata–Eureka Airport) is 783 miles / 1260 kilometers / 681 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Arcata (ACV) is 1048 miles / 1686 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Arcata–Eureka Airport (ACV).

## How far is Arcata from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 783.236 miles
• 1260.496 kilometers
• 680.614 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
• 781.229 miles
• 1257.266 kilometers
• 678.869 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 Arcata–Eureka Airport
City: Arcata, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: ACV
ICAO Code: KACV
Coordinates: 40°58′41″N, 124°6′32″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Arcata is 1 hour. Arcata is 1 hour behind Rock Springs.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 133 kg (294 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Arcata (ACV).

Distance:
783
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
783

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