Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Wrangell, AK (WRG)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Wrangell (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Wrangell Airport) is 1463 miles / 2354 kilometers / 1271 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Wrangell (WRG) is 2012 miles / 3238 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 27 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Wrangell Airport (WRG).

How far is Wrangell from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1462.649 miles
• 2353.905 kilometers
• 1271.007 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
• 1460.337 miles
• 2350.185 kilometers
• 1268.999 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 Wrangell Airport
City: Wrangell, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: WRG
ICAO Code: PAWG
Coordinates: 56°29′3″N, 132°22′11″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rock Springs and Wrangell is 2 hours. Wrangell is 2 hours behind Rock Springs.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 177 kg (391 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Wrangell (WRG).

Distance:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1463

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