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Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Whistler (YWS)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Whistler (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Whistler/Green Lake Water Aerodrome) is 890 miles / 1433 kilometers / 774 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 11 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Whistler (YWS) is 1195 miles / 1923 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Whistler/Green Lake Water Aerodrome (YWS).

How far is Whistler from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 890.354 miles
  • 1432.885 kilometers
  • 773.696 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
  • 889.104 miles
  • 1430.875 kilometers
  • 772.610 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 Whistler/Green Lake Water Aerodrome
City: Whistler
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YWS
ICAO Code: CAE5
Coordinates: 50°8′36″N, 122°56′56″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rock Springs, WY

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Whistler

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 143 kg (315 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Whistler (YWS).

Distance:
890
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
890

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