# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Athens, GA (AHN)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Athens (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Athens Ben Epps Airport) is 1498 miles / 2410 kilometers / 1301 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Athens (AHN) is 1748 miles / 2813 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 28 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Athens Ben Epps Airport (AHN).

## How far is Athens from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1497.535 miles
• 2410.049 kilometers
• 1301.323 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
• 1494.766 miles
• 2405.593 kilometers
• 1298.916 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 Athens Ben Epps Airport
City: Athens, GA
Country: United States
IATA Code: AHN
ICAO Code: KAHN
Coordinates: 33°56′54″N, 83°19′34″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Athens is 2 hours. Athens is 2 hours ahead of Rock Springs.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 179 kg (395 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Athens (AHN).

Distance:
1498
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1498

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