# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Shungnak, AK (SHG)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Shungnak (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Shungnak Airport) is 2509 miles / 4037 kilometers / 2180 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Shungnak (SHG) is 3285 miles / 5286 kilometers and travel time by car is about 91 hours 16 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Shungnak Airport (SHG).

## How far is Shungnak from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2508.755 miles
• 4037.450 kilometers
• 2180.049 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
• 2503.402 miles
• 4028.834 kilometers
• 2175.396 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 Shungnak Airport
City: Shungnak, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: SHG
ICAO Code: PAGH
Coordinates: 66°53′17″N, 157°9′43″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Shungnak is 2 hours. Shungnak is 2 hours behind Rock Springs.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 276 kg (609 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Shungnak (SHG).

Distance:
2509
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2509

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