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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Kearney, NE (EAR)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Kearney (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Kearney Regional Airport) is 528 miles / 849 kilometers / 459 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Kearney (EAR) is 575 miles / 926 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 4 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Kearney Regional Airport (EAR).

How far is Kearney from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 527.652 miles
  • 849.174 kilometers
  • 458.517 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
  • 526.323 miles
  • 847.036 kilometers
  • 457.363 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 Kearney Regional Airport
City: Kearney, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: EAR
ICAO Code: KEAR
Coordinates: 40°43′37″N, 99°0′24″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Kearney, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 103 kg (226 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Kearney (EAR).

Distance:
528
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
528

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