# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Joplin, MO (JLN)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Joplin (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Joplin Regional Airport) is 837 miles / 1346 kilometers / 727 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Joplin (JLN) is 1039 miles / 1672 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Joplin Regional Airport (JLN).

## How far is Joplin from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 836.660 miles
• 1346.473 kilometers
• 727.037 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
• 835.050 miles
• 1343.883 kilometers
• 725.639 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 Joplin Regional Airport
City: Joplin, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: JLN
ICAO Code: KJLN
Coordinates: 37°9′6″N, 94°29′53″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 138 kg (305 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Joplin (JLN).

Distance:
837
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
837

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