# 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
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
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.

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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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