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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and State College, PA (SCE)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to State College (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – University Park Airport) is 1618 miles / 2605 kilometers / 1406 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to State College (SCE) is 1766 miles / 2842 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 26 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Rock Springs to State College.

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and University Park Airport (SCE).

How far is State College from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1618.389 miles
  • 2604.545 kilometers
  • 1406.342 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
  • 1614.236 miles
  • 2597.861 kilometers
  • 1402.733 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 University Park Airport
City: State College, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SCE
ICAO Code: KUNV
Coordinates: 40°50′57″N, 77°50′55″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and State College is 2 hours. State College is 2 hours ahead of Rock Springs.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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State College, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 187 kg (412 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → State College (SCE).

Distance:
1618
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1618

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