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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Washington D.C. (IAD)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Washington D.C. (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Washington Dulles International Airport) is 1671 miles / 2689 kilometers / 1452 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Washington D.C. (IAD) is 1890 miles / 3042 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 47 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Rock Springs to Washington D.C..

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

How far is Washington D.C. from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1671.177 miles
  • 2689.498 kilometers
  • 1452.213 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
  • 1667.053 miles
  • 2682.861 kilometers
  • 1448.629 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 Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Washington D.C. is 2 hours. Washington D.C. is 2 hours ahead of Rock Springs.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 191 kg (420 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Washington D.C. (IAD).

Distance:
1671
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1671

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