# 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
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
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.

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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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