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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Buffalo, NY (BUF)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Buffalo (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 1549 miles / 2493 kilometers / 1346 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Buffalo (BUF) is 1737 miles / 2795 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 10 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF).

How far is Buffalo from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1549.346 miles
  • 2493.431 kilometers
  • 1346.345 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
  • 1545.291 miles
  • 2486.904 kilometers
  • 1342.821 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 Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 183 kg (403 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Buffalo (BUF).

Distance:
1549
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1549

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