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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Palmdale (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 687 miles / 1105 kilometers / 597 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Palmdale (PMD) is 831 miles / 1337 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).

How far is Palmdale from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 686.530 miles
  • 1104.863 kilometers
  • 596.578 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
  • 686.288 miles
  • 1104.473 kilometers
  • 596.368 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 Palmdale Regional Airport
City: Palmdale, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PMD
ICAO Code: KPMD
Coordinates: 34°37′45″N, 118°5′5″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Palmdale, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 123 kg (271 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Palmdale (PMD).

Distance:
687
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
687

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