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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Castlegar (YCG)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Castlegar (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – West Kootenay Regional Airport) is 675 miles / 1086 kilometers / 586 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Castlegar (YCG) is 891 miles / 1434 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 22 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and West Kootenay Regional Airport (YCG).

How far is Castlegar from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 674.634 miles
  • 1085.718 kilometers
  • 586.241 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
  • 674.123 miles
  • 1084.896 kilometers
  • 585.797 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 West Kootenay Regional Airport
City: Castlegar
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YCG
ICAO Code: CYCG
Coordinates: 49°17′47″N, 117°37′55″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Castlegar

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 122 kg (268 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Castlegar (YCG).

Distance:
675
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
675

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