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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Lancaster, PA (LNS)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Lancaster (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)) is 1709 miles / 2751 kilometers / 1486 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Lancaster (LNS) is 1890 miles / 3042 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 34 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) (LNS).

How far is Lancaster from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1709.486 miles
  • 2751.151 kilometers
  • 1485.503 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
  • 1705.152 miles
  • 2744.176 kilometers
  • 1481.737 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 Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)
City: Lancaster, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNS
ICAO Code: KLNS
Coordinates: 40°7′18″N, 76°17′45″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 193 kg (426 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Lancaster (LNS).

Distance:
1709
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1709

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