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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Jackson, MS

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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
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1226

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