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Distance between Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) and Colorado Springs, CO (COS)

Flight distance from Albuquerque to Colorado Springs (Albuquerque International Sunport – Colorado Springs Airport) is 280 miles / 451 kilometers / 244 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Colorado Springs (COS) is 382 miles / 614 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 36 minutes.

Albuquerque – Colorado Springs

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280
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451
Kilometers
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244
Nautical miles

How far is Colorado Springs from Albuquerque?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 280.312 miles
  • 451.118 kilometers
  • 243.584 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
  • 280.694 miles
  • 451.733 kilometers
  • 243.916 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Albuquerque International Sunport to Colorado Springs Airport is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Albuquerque and Colorado Springs.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Albuquerque to Colorado Springs generates about 66 kg of CO2 per passenger, 66 kilograms is equal to 146 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Albuquerque to Colorado Springs

Shortest flight path between Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) and Colorado Springs Airport (COS).

Airport information

Origin Albuquerque International Sunport
City: Albuquerque, NM
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ABQ
ICAO Code: KABQ
Coordinates: 35°2′24″N, 106°36′32″W
Destination Colorado Springs Airport
City: Colorado Springs, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: COS
ICAO Code: KCOS
Coordinates: 38°48′20″N, 104°42′3″W