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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Sitka, AK

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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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1579

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