# 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
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
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.

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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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