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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Jackson, TN (MKL)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Jackson (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport) is 1163 miles / 1872 kilometers / 1011 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Jackson (MKL) is 1389 miles / 2235 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 6 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport (MKL).

How far is Jackson from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1163.029 miles
  • 1871.715 kilometers
  • 1010.645 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
  • 1160.822 miles
  • 1868.161 kilometers
  • 1008.726 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 McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport
City: Jackson, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MKL
ICAO Code: KMKL
Coordinates: 35°35′59″N, 88°54′56″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Jackson, TN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (352 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Jackson (MKL).

Distance:
1163
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1163

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