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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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: RKS
ICAO Code: KRKS
Coordinates: 41°35′39″N, 109°3′54″W

B Western Nebraska Regional Airport
City: Scottsbluff, NE
Country: United States Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Scottsbluff, NE

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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

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