# 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
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
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.

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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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