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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Lubbock, TX (LBB)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Lubbock (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport) is 675 miles / 1087 kilometers / 587 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Lubbock (LBB) is 892 miles / 1435 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 50 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Rock Springs to Lubbock.

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB).

How far is Lubbock from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 675.391 miles
  • 1086.936 kilometers
  • 586.899 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
  • 675.662 miles
  • 1087.372 kilometers
  • 587.134 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 Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport
City: Lubbock, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LBB
ICAO Code: KLBB
Coordinates: 33°39′48″N, 101°49′22″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Lubbock is 1 hour. Lubbock is 1 hour ahead of Rock Springs.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 122 kg (269 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Lubbock (LBB).

Distance:
675
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
675

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