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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Columbia, SC (CAE)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Columbia (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 1610 miles / 2591 kilometers / 1399 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Columbia (CAE) is 1885 miles / 3033 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 50 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

How far is Columbia from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1610.040 miles
  • 2591.109 kilometers
  • 1399.087 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
  • 1606.953 miles
  • 2586.140 kilometers
  • 1396.404 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 Columbia Metropolitan Airport
City: Columbia, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CAE
ICAO Code: KCAE
Coordinates: 33°56′19″N, 81°7′10″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Columbia is 2 hours. Columbia 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 187 kg (411 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Columbia (CAE).

Distance:
1610
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1610

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