# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Garden City, KS (GCK)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Garden City (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Garden City Regional Airport) is 511 miles / 822 kilometers / 444 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 28 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Garden City (GCK) is 689 miles / 1109 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 35 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Garden City Regional Airport (GCK).

## How far is Garden City from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 510.774 miles
• 822.010 kilometers
• 443.850 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
• 510.002 miles
• 820.769 kilometers
• 443.180 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 Garden City Regional Airport
City: Garden City, KS
Country: United States
IATA Code: GCK
ICAO Code: KGCK
Coordinates: 37°55′39″N, 100°43′26″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 100 kg (221 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Garden City (GCK).

Distance:
511
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
511

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