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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Palm Springs, CA (PSP)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Palm Springs (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Palm Springs International Airport) is 672 miles / 1082 kilometers / 584 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Palm Springs (PSP) is 868 miles / 1397 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 10 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP).

How far is Palm Springs from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 672.463 miles
  • 1082.225 kilometers
  • 584.355 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
  • 672.665 miles
  • 1082.549 kilometers
  • 584.530 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 Palm Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Palm Springs, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 121 kg (268 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Palm Springs (PSP).

Distance:
672
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
672

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