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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Grand Junction, CO (GJT)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Grand Junction (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Grand Junction Regional Airport) is 173 miles / 278 kilometers / 150 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Grand Junction (GJT) is 262 miles / 421 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT).

How far is Grand Junction from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 172.896 miles
  • 278.250 kilometers
  • 150.243 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
  • 173.117 miles
  • 278.605 kilometers
  • 150.435 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 Grand Junction Regional Airport
City: Grand Junction, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GJT
ICAO Code: KGJT
Coordinates: 39°7′20″N, 108°31′37″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rock Springs and Grand Junction.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Grand Junction, CO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 50 kg (111 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Grand Junction (GJT).

Distance:
173
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
173

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