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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Garden City, KS

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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:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
511

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