# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Brainerd, MN (BRD)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Brainerd (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport) is 813 miles / 1308 kilometers / 706 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Brainerd (BRD) is 1079 miles / 1736 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 29 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD).

## How far is Brainerd from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 812.871 miles
• 1308.190 kilometers
• 706.366 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
• 811.123 miles
• 1305.376 kilometers
• 704.847 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 Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
City: Brainerd, MN
Country: United States
IATA Code: BRD
ICAO Code: KBRD
Coordinates: 46°23′53″N, 94°8′17″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 136 kg (300 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Brainerd (BRD).

Distance:
813
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
813

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