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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Colorado Springs, CO (COS)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Colorado Springs (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Colorado Springs Airport) is 300 miles / 484 kilometers / 261 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Colorado Springs (COS) is 430 miles / 692 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 0 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Colorado Springs Airport (COS).

How far is Colorado Springs from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 300.460 miles
  • 483.544 kilometers
  • 261.093 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
  • 300.189 miles
  • 483.108 kilometers
  • 260.858 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 Colorado Springs Airport
City: Colorado Springs, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: COS
ICAO Code: KCOS
Coordinates: 38°48′20″N, 104°42′3″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rock Springs and Colorado Springs.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Colorado Springs, CO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 69 kg (153 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Colorado Springs (COS).

Distance:
300
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
300

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