# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Jackson, MS (JAN)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Jackson (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport) is 1226 miles / 1974 kilometers / 1066 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Jackson (JAN) is 1551 miles / 2496 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 21 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN).

## How far is Jackson from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1226.379 miles
• 1973.666 kilometers
• 1065.694 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
• 1224.963 miles
• 1971.388 kilometers
• 1064.464 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 Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
City: Jackson, MS
Country: United States
IATA Code: JAN
ICAO Code: KJAN
Coordinates: 32°18′40″N, 90°4′33″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (358 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Jackson (JAN).

Distance:
1226
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1226

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