# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Houston (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 1129 miles / 1817 kilometers / 981 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Houston (HOU) is 1387 miles / 2232 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 37 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

## How far is Houston from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1128.866 miles
• 1816.734 kilometers
• 980.958 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
• 1128.993 miles
• 1816.938 kilometers
• 981.068 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 Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (349 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
1129
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1129

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