# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Carlsbad, NM (CNM)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Carlsbad (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Cavern City Air Terminal) is 691 miles / 1112 kilometers / 601 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Carlsbad (CNM) is 936 miles / 1506 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 47 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Cavern City Air Terminal (CNM).

## How far is Carlsbad from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 691.111 miles
• 1112.235 kilometers
• 600.559 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
• 692.031 miles
• 1113.715 kilometers
• 601.358 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 Cavern City Air Terminal
Country: United States
IATA Code: CNM
ICAO Code: KCNM
Coordinates: 32°20′15″N, 104°15′46″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rock Springs and Carlsbad.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 124 kg (272 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Carlsbad (CNM).

Distance:
691
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
691

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