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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

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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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