# 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
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
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.

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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:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1549

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