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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Waterloo, IA (ALO)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Waterloo (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Waterloo Regional Airport) is 858 miles / 1381 kilometers / 746 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Waterloo (ALO) is 1007 miles / 1621 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 25 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Waterloo Regional Airport (ALO).

How far is Waterloo from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 858.081 miles
  • 1380.947 kilometers
  • 745.652 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
  • 855.851 miles
  • 1377.359 kilometers
  • 743.715 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 Waterloo Regional Airport
City: Waterloo, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ALO
ICAO Code: KALO
Coordinates: 42°33′25″N, 92°24′1″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Waterloo, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 140 kg (309 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Waterloo (ALO).

Distance:
858
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
858

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