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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Harlingen, TX (HRL)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Harlingen (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Valley International Airport) is 1243 miles / 2000 kilometers / 1080 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Harlingen (HRL) is 1541 miles / 2480 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Valley International Airport (HRL).

How far is Harlingen from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1242.999 miles
  • 2000.413 kilometers
  • 1080.136 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
  • 1244.478 miles
  • 2002.794 kilometers
  • 1081.422 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 Valley International Airport
City: Harlingen, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HRL
ICAO Code: KHRL
Coordinates: 26°13′42″N, 97°39′15″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Harlingen, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (360 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Harlingen (HRL).

Distance:
1243
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1243

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