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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 27 minutes.

Rock Springs – Colorado Springs

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300
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484
Kilometers
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261
Nautical miles

How far is Colorado Springs from Rock Springs?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport to Colorado Springs Airport is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Time difference

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

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Rock Springs to Colorado Springs generates about 69 kg of CO2 per passenger, 69 kilograms is equal to 153 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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