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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and North Platte, NE (LBF)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to North Platte (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – North Platte Regional Airport) is 437 miles / 703 kilometers / 380 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to North Platte (LBF) is 479 miles / 771 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and North Platte Regional Airport (LBF).

How far is North Platte from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 436.780 miles
  • 702.929 kilometers
  • 379.551 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
  • 435.663 miles
  • 701.131 kilometers
  • 378.581 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 North Platte Regional Airport
City: North Platte, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LBF
ICAO Code: KLBF
Coordinates: 41°7′34″N, 100°41′2″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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North Platte, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 89 kg (197 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → North Platte (LBF).

Distance:
437
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
437

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