# 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
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
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.

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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:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
528

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