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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Tucson, AZ (TUS)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Tucson (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Tucson International Airport) is 662 miles / 1065 kilometers / 575 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Tucson (TUS) is 950 miles / 1529 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 27 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Tucson International Airport (TUS).

How far is Tucson from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 661.748 miles
  • 1064.979 kilometers
  • 575.043 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
  • 662.986 miles
  • 1066.973 kilometers
  • 576.119 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 Tucson International Airport
City: Tucson, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TUS
ICAO Code: KTUS
Coordinates: 32°6′57″N, 110°56′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Tucson is 1 hour. Tucson is 1 hour behind Rock Springs.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 120 kg (265 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Tucson (TUS).

Distance:
662
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
662

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