# 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
IATA Code: RKS
ICAO Code: KRKS
Coordinates: 41°35′39″N, 109°3′54″W

B Yakutat Airport
City: Yakutat, AK
Country: 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.

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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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