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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Thunder Bay (YQT)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Thunder Bay (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Thunder Bay International Airport) is 1071 miles / 1723 kilometers / 930 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Thunder Bay (YQT) is 1392 miles / 2241 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Thunder Bay International Airport (YQT).

How far is Thunder Bay from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1070.524 miles
  • 1722.841 kilometers
  • 930.260 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
  • 1068.230 miles
  • 1719.149 kilometers
  • 928.266 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 Thunder Bay International Airport
City: Thunder Bay
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YQT
ICAO Code: CYQT
Coordinates: 48°22′18″N, 89°19′26″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Thunder Bay

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 155 kg (342 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Thunder Bay (YQT).

Distance:
1071
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1071

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