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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Bluefield, WV (BLF)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Bluefield (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)) is 1512 miles / 2434 kilometers / 1314 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Bluefield (BLF) is 1744 miles / 2807 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Mercer County Airport (West Virginia) (BLF).

How far is Bluefield from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1512.330 miles
  • 2433.860 kilometers
  • 1314.179 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
  • 1508.833 miles
  • 2428.231 kilometers
  • 1311.140 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 Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)
City: Bluefield, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BLF
ICAO Code: KBLF
Coordinates: 37°17′44″N, 81°12′27″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 180 kg (397 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Bluefield (BLF).

Distance:
1512
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1512

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