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Distance between Sioux City, IA (SUX) and Rapid City, SD (RAP)

Flight distance from Sioux City to Rapid City (Sioux Gateway Airport – Rapid City Regional Airport) is 355 miles / 572 kilometers / 309 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Sioux City (SUX) to Rapid City (RAP) is 436 miles / 701 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 41 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Sioux City to Rapid City.

Shortest flight path between Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX) and Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP).

How far is Rapid City from Sioux City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Sioux City and Rapid City. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 355.303 miles
  • 571.804 kilometers
  • 308.749 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
  • 354.477 miles
  • 570.476 kilometers
  • 308.032 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 Sioux Gateway Airport
City: Sioux City, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SUX
ICAO Code: KSUX
Coordinates: 42°24′9″N, 96°23′3″W

B Rapid City Regional Airport
City: Rapid City, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RAP
ICAO Code: KRAP
Coordinates: 44°2′43″N, 103°3′25″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Sioux City and Rapid City is 1 hour. Rapid City is 1 hour behind Sioux City.

Time Difference

Sioux City, IA

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Rapid City, SD

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 77 kg (170 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sioux City (SUX) → Rapid City (RAP).

Distance:
355
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
355

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