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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Minneapolis, MN (MSP)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Minneapolis (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 830 miles / 1335 kilometers / 721 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Minneapolis (MSP) is 1046 miles / 1684 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 3 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP).

How far is Minneapolis from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 829.671 miles
  • 1335.225 kilometers
  • 720.964 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
  • 827.663 miles
  • 1331.995 kilometers
  • 719.220 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 Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
City: Minneapolis, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSP
ICAO Code: KMSP
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N, 93°13′18″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Minneapolis, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 138 kg (303 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Minneapolis (MSP).

Distance:
830
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
830

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