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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Lihue, HI (LIH)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Lihue (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Lihue Airport) is 3198 miles / 5147 kilometers / 2779 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 33 minutes.

Map of flight path from Rock Springs to Lihue.

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Lihue Airport (LIH).

How far is Lihue from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3198.482 miles
  • 5147.458 kilometers
  • 2779.405 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
  • 3194.716 miles
  • 5141.397 kilometers
  • 2776.132 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 Lihue Airport
City: Lihue, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LIH
ICAO Code: PHLI
Coordinates: 21°58′33″N, 159°20′20″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Lihue is 4 hours. Lihue is 4 hours behind Rock Springs.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Lihue, HI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 358 kg (789 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Lihue (LIH).

Distance:
3198
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3198

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