# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Meridian, MS (MEI)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Meridian (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Meridian Regional Airport) is 1288 miles / 2073 kilometers / 1119 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Meridian (MEI) is 1569 miles / 2525 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 24 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Meridian Regional Airport (MEI).

## How far is Meridian from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1288.058 miles
• 2072.929 kilometers
• 1119.292 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
• 1286.423 miles
• 2070.298 kilometers
• 1117.871 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
IATA Code: RKS
ICAO Code: KRKS
Coordinates: 41°35′39″N, 109°3′54″W

B Meridian Regional Airport
City: Meridian, MS
Country: United States
IATA Code: MEI
ICAO Code: KMEI
Coordinates: 32°19′57″N, 88°45′6″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 166 kg (366 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Meridian (MEI).

Distance:
1288
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1288

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