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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Altoona, PA (AOO)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Altoona (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Altoona–Blair County Airport) is 1603 miles / 2579 kilometers / 1393 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Altoona (AOO) is 1758 miles / 2829 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 40 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Altoona–Blair County Airport (AOO).

How far is Altoona from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1602.629 miles
  • 2579.182 kilometers
  • 1392.647 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
  • 1598.555 miles
  • 2572.625 kilometers
  • 1389.106 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 Altoona–Blair County Airport
City: Altoona, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AOO
ICAO Code: KAOO
Coordinates: 40°17′47″N, 78°19′11″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 186 kg (410 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Altoona (AOO).

Distance:
1603
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1603

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