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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Liberal, KS (LBL)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Liberal (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport) is 535 miles / 862 kilometers / 465 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 30 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Liberal (LBL) is 747 miles / 1202 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport (LBL).

How far is Liberal from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 535.459 miles
  • 861.738 kilometers
  • 465.301 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
  • 534.883 miles
  • 860.811 kilometers
  • 464.801 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 Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport
City: Liberal, KS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LBL
ICAO Code: KLBL
Coordinates: 37°2′39″N, 100°57′35″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Liberal, KS

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 104 kg (229 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Liberal (LBL).

Distance:
535
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
535

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