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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Knoxville, TN (TYS)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Knoxville (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport) is 1407 miles / 2264 kilometers / 1223 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Knoxville (TYS) is 1621 miles / 2608 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 2 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS).

How far is Knoxville from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1406.904 miles
  • 2264.193 kilometers
  • 1222.566 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
  • 1403.958 miles
  • 2259.451 kilometers
  • 1220.006 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 Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
City: Knoxville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TYS
ICAO Code: KTYS
Coordinates: 35°48′39″N, 83°59′38″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 174 kg (383 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Knoxville (TYS).

Distance:
1407
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1407

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