# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to San Francisco (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 760 miles / 1224 kilometers / 661 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to San Francisco (SFO) is 938 miles / 1510 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

## How far is San Francisco from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 760.373 miles
• 1223.702 kilometers
• 660.746 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
• 758.885 miles
• 1221.307 kilometers
• 659.453 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 San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and San Francisco is 1 hour. San Francisco is 1 hour behind Rock Springs.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 131 kg (289 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
760
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
760

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