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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

 MDT

Nome, AK

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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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2699

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