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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Santa Maria (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 772 miles / 1242 kilometers / 671 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Santa Maria (SMX) is 1017 miles / 1637 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 3 minutes.

Rock Springs – Santa Maria

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772
Miles
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1242
Kilometers
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671
Nautical miles

How far is Santa Maria from Rock Springs?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 771.674 miles
  • 1241.888 kilometers
  • 670.566 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
  • 770.970 miles
  • 1240.755 kilometers
  • 669.954 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport to Santa Maria Public Airport is 1 hour 57 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Rock Springs and Santa Maria is 1 hour. Santa Maria is 1 hour behind Rock Springs.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Rock Springs to Santa Maria generates about 132 kg of CO2 per passenger, 132 kilograms is equal to 291 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Rock Springs to Santa Maria

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Santa Maria Public Airport
City: Santa Maria, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMX
ICAO Code: KSMX
Coordinates: 34°53′56″N, 120°27′25″W