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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Houston, TX

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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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