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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Washington D.C. (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 1695 miles / 2727 kilometers / 1473 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 1898 miles / 3055 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 54 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Rock Springs to Washington D.C..

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

How far is Washington D.C. from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1694.596 miles
  • 2727.188 kilometers
  • 1472.564 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
  • 1690.422 miles
  • 2720.471 kilometers
  • 1468.937 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 Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Washington D.C. is 2 hours. Washington D.C. is 2 hours ahead of Rock Springs.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 192 kg (424 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

Distance:
1695
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1695

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