# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Fairbanks, AK (FAI)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Fairbanks (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Fairbanks International Airport) is 2210 miles / 3556 kilometers / 1920 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Fairbanks (FAI) is 2868 miles / 4616 kilometers and travel time by car is about 52 hours 52 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI).

## How far is Fairbanks from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2209.660 miles
• 3556.103 kilometers
• 1920.142 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
• 2205.382 miles
• 3549.219 kilometers
• 1916.425 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 Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Fairbanks is 2 hours. Fairbanks is 2 hours behind Rock Springs.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 241 kg (532 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Fairbanks (FAI).

Distance:
2210
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2210

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