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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Oakland, CA (OAK)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Oakland (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Oakland International Airport) is 750 miles / 1207 kilometers / 652 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 55 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Oakland (OAK) is 930 miles / 1497 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 7 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).

How far is Oakland from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 749.734 miles
  • 1206.580 kilometers
  • 651.501 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
  • 748.255 miles
  • 1204.199 kilometers
  • 650.216 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 Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OAK
ICAO Code: KOAK
Coordinates: 37°43′16″N, 122°13′15″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Oakland is 1 hour. Oakland is 1 hour behind Rock Springs.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Oakland, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 130 kg (286 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Oakland (OAK).

Distance:
750
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
750

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