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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1320

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