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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
648

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