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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Los Angeles, CA

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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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
734

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