# 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
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
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.

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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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