# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Tampa, FL (TPA)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Tampa (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Tampa International Airport) is 1766 miles / 2842 kilometers / 1535 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Tampa (TPA) is 2150 miles / 3460 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 10 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Tampa International Airport (TPA).

## How far is Tampa from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1765.884 miles
• 2841.915 kilometers
• 1534.512 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
• 1764.254 miles
• 2839.291 kilometers
• 1533.095 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 Tampa International Airport
City: Tampa, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: TPA
ICAO Code: KTPA
Coordinates: 27°58′31″N, 82°31′59″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Tampa is 2 hours. Tampa is 2 hours ahead of Rock Springs.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 197 kg (435 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Tampa (TPA).

Distance:
1766
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1766

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