# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Sitka, AK (SIT)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Sitka (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport) is 1579 miles / 2541 kilometers / 1372 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Sitka (SIT) is 2345 miles / 3774 kilometers and travel time by car is about 57 hours 25 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (SIT).

## How far is Sitka from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1579.199 miles
• 2541.475 kilometers
• 1372.287 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
• 1576.487 miles
• 2537.110 kilometers
• 1369.930 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 Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport
City: Sitka, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: SIT
ICAO Code: PASI
Coordinates: 57°2′49″N, 135°21′43″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 185 kg (407 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Sitka (SIT).

Distance:
1579
Elite level bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1579

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