# 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
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
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.

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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:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1163

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