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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and New York, NY (LGA)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to New York (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport) is 1823 miles / 2933 kilometers / 1584 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to New York (LGA) is 1998 miles / 3216 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

How far is New York from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1822.726 miles
  • 2933.393 kilometers
  • 1583.905 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
  • 1818.052 miles
  • 2925.871 kilometers
  • 1579.844 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 New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and New York is 2 hours. New York is 2 hours ahead of Rock Springs.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 202 kg (445 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → New York (LGA).

Distance:
1823
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1823

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