# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Nome, AK (OME)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Nome (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Nome Airport) is 2699 miles / 4344 kilometers / 2346 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Nome (OME) is 3652 miles / 5877 kilometers and travel time by car is about 137 hours 54 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Nome Airport (OME).

## How far is Nome from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2699.226 miles
• 4343.983 kilometers
• 2345.563 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
• 2692.863 miles
• 4333.743 kilometers
• 2340.034 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 Nome Airport
City: Nome, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: OME
ICAO Code: PAOM
Coordinates: 64°30′43″N, 165°26′42″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Nome is 2 hours. Nome is 2 hours behind Rock Springs.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 299 kg (658 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Nome (OME).

Distance:
2699
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2699

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