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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Lake Charles (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Lake Charles Regional Airport) is 1186 miles / 1909 kilometers / 1031 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Lake Charles (LCH) is 1476 miles / 2375 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 26 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH).

How far is Lake Charles from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1186.225 miles
  • 1909.043 kilometers
  • 1030.801 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
  • 1185.865 miles
  • 1908.464 kilometers
  • 1030.488 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 Lake Charles Regional Airport
City: Lake Charles, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LCH
ICAO Code: KLCH
Coordinates: 30°7′33″N, 93°13′23″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Lake Charles, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (355 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Lake Charles (LCH).

Distance:
1186
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1186

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