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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Shungnak, AK

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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
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2509

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