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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Rochester, MN

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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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