# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Brookings, SD (BKX)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Brookings (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Brookings Regional Airport) is 648 miles / 1043 kilometers / 563 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Brookings (BKX) is 866 miles / 1394 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 38 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Brookings Regional Airport (BKX).

## How far is Brookings from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 647.931 miles
• 1042.744 kilometers
• 563.037 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
• 646.395 miles
• 1040.273 kilometers
• 561.702 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 Brookings Regional Airport
City: Brookings, SD
Country: United States
IATA Code: BKX
ICAO Code: KBKX
Coordinates: 44°18′17″N, 96°49′0″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 119 kg (261 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Brookings (BKX).

Distance:
648
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
648

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