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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Lincoln, NE (LNK)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Lincoln (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)) is 643 miles / 1034 kilometers / 558 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Lincoln (LNK) is 695 miles / 1119 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 57 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK).

How far is Lincoln from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 642.666 miles
  • 1034.271 kilometers
  • 558.462 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
  • 641.030 miles
  • 1031.638 kilometers
  • 557.040 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 Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)
City: Lincoln, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNK
ICAO Code: KLNK
Coordinates: 40°51′3″N, 96°45′33″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Lincoln, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 118 kg (260 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Lincoln (LNK).

Distance:
643
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
643

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