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

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Houston (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1109 miles / 1784 kilometers / 963 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Houston (IAH) is 1370 miles / 2204 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 15 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

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)
  • 1108.512 miles
  • 1783.978 kilometers
  • 963.271 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
  • 1108.561 miles
  • 1784.056 kilometers
  • 963.313 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 George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″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 157 kg (347 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
1109
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1109

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