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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Pierre, SD (PIR)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Pierre (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Pierre Regional Airport) is 484 miles / 780 kilometers / 421 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Pierre (PIR) is 669 miles / 1076 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 50 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Pierre Regional Airport (PIR).

How far is Pierre from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 484.416 miles
  • 779.592 kilometers
  • 420.946 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
  • 483.396 miles
  • 777.951 kilometers
  • 420.060 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 Pierre Regional Airport
City: Pierre, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PIR
ICAO Code: KPIR
Coordinates: 44°22′57″N, 100°17′9″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Pierre, SD

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 96 kg (212 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Pierre (PIR).

Distance:
484
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
484

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