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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Columbia, MO (COU)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Columbia (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Columbia Regional Airport) is 910 miles / 1464 kilometers / 791 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Columbia (COU) is 1026 miles / 1651 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 46 minutes.

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

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

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)
  • 909.915 miles
  • 1464.366 kilometers
  • 790.694 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
  • 907.788 miles
  • 1460.943 kilometers
  • 788.846 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 Regional Airport
City: Columbia, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: COU
ICAO Code: KCOU
Coordinates: 38°49′5″N, 92°13′10″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Columbia is 1 hour. Columbia is 1 hour ahead of Rock Springs.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Columbia, MO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 144 kg (318 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Columbia (COU).

Distance:
910
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
910

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