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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Akutan, AK (KQA)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Akutan (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Akutan Seaplane Base) is 2694 miles / 4335 kilometers / 2341 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 36 minutes.

Map of flight path from Rock Springs to Akutan.

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Akutan Seaplane Base (KQA).

How far is Akutan from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2693.742 miles
  • 4335.158 kilometers
  • 2340.798 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
  • 2686.667 miles
  • 4323.772 kilometers
  • 2334.650 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 Akutan Seaplane Base
City: Akutan, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: KQA
ICAO Code: KQA
Coordinates: 54°7′56″N, 165°47′6″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Akutan is 2 hours. Akutan is 2 hours behind Rock Springs.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Akutan, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 298 kg (657 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Akutan (KQA).

Distance:
2694
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2694

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