# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and New Orleans, LA (MSY)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to New Orleans (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport) is 1320 miles / 2124 kilometers / 1147 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to New Orleans (MSY) is 1634 miles / 2630 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 45 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

## How far is New Orleans from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1320.016 miles
• 2124.360 kilometers
• 1147.063 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
• 1319.176 miles
• 2123.007 kilometers
• 1146.332 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 Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City: New Orleans, LA
Country: United States
IATA Code: MSY
ICAO Code: KMSY
Coordinates: 29°59′36″N, 90°15′28″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 168 kg (371 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → New Orleans (MSY).

Distance:
1320
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1320

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