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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Lafayette, LA (LFT)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Lafayette (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Lafayette Regional Airport) is 1235 miles / 1987 kilometers / 1073 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Lafayette (LFT) is 1532 miles / 2465 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 55 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT).

How far is Lafayette from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1234.559 miles
  • 1986.830 kilometers
  • 1072.803 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
  • 1233.964 miles
  • 1985.872 kilometers
  • 1072.285 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 Lafayette Regional Airport
City: Lafayette, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LFT
ICAO Code: KLFT
Coordinates: 30°12′19″N, 91°59′15″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (359 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Lafayette (LFT).

Distance:
1235
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1235

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