# 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
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
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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