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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Yakutat, AK (YAK)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Yakutat (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Yakutat Airport) is 1800 miles / 2898 kilometers / 1565 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Yakutat (YAK) is 2456 miles / 3953 kilometers and travel time by car is about 63 hours 2 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Yakutat Airport (YAK).

How far is Yakutat from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1800.438 miles
  • 2897.525 kilometers
  • 1564.538 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
  • 1797.193 miles
  • 2892.302 kilometers
  • 1561.718 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 Yakutat Airport
City: Yakutat, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: YAK
ICAO Code: PAYA
Coordinates: 59°30′11″N, 139°39′36″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Yakutat, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 200 kg (441 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Yakutat (YAK).

Distance:
1800
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1800

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