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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Santa Barbara (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 767 miles / 1235 kilometers / 667 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Santa Barbara (SBA) is 956 miles / 1539 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 0 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

How far is Santa Barbara from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 767.115 miles
  • 1234.552 kilometers
  • 666.604 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
  • 766.616 miles
  • 1233.748 kilometers
  • 666.171 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 Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
City: Santa Barbara, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBA
ICAO Code: KSBA
Coordinates: 34°25′34″N, 119°50′23″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Santa Barbara, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 132 kg (290 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

Distance:
767
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
767

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