# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Scottsbluff, NE (BFF)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Scottsbluff (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Western Nebraska Regional Airport) is 283 miles / 456 kilometers / 246 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Scottsbluff (BFF) is 356 miles / 573 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 53 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Western Nebraska Regional Airport (BFF).

## How far is Scottsbluff from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 283.329 miles
• 455.975 kilometers
• 246.207 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
• 282.598 miles
• 454.797 kilometers
• 245.571 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

City: Scottsbluff, NE
Country: United States
IATA Code: BFF
ICAO Code: KBFF
Coordinates: 41°52′26″N, 103°35′45″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rock Springs and Scottsbluff.

MDT

MDT

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (147 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Scottsbluff (BFF).

Distance:
283
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
283

Round trip?