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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Detroit, MI

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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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