# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Rochester, MN (RST)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Rochester (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Rochester International Airport) is 856 miles / 1378 kilometers / 744 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Rochester (RST) is 1082 miles / 1742 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 34 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Rochester International Airport (RST).

## How far is Rochester from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 856.151 miles
• 1377.841 kilometers
• 743.975 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
• 853.982 miles
• 1374.351 kilometers
• 742.090 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 Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, MN
Country: United States
IATA Code: RST
ICAO Code: KRST
Coordinates: 43°54′29″N, 92°30′0″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 140 kg (308 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Rochester (RST).

Distance:
856
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
856

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