# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Los Angeles (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 734 miles / 1181 kilometers / 638 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Los Angeles (LAX) is 872 miles / 1404 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 16 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

## How far is Los Angeles from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 734.043 miles
• 1181.327 kilometers
• 637.866 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
• 733.896 miles
• 1181.091 kilometers
• 637.738 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Los Angeles is 1 hour. Los Angeles is 1 hour behind Rock Springs.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (283 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Distance:
734
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
734

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