# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Detroit (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 1321 miles / 2126 kilometers / 1148 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Detroit (DTW) is 1463 miles / 2355 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 10 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

## How far is Detroit from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1321.318 miles
• 2126.455 kilometers
• 1148.194 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
• 1317.875 miles
• 2120.914 kilometers
• 1145.202 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 Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Detroit is 2 hours. Detroit is 2 hours ahead of Rock Springs.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 168 kg (371 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
1321
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1321

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