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Distance between Colorado Springs, CO (COS) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Flight distance from Colorado Springs to Washington D.C. (Colorado Springs Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 1487 miles / 2393 kilometers / 1292 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Colorado Springs (COS) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 1647 miles / 2651 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 16 minutes.

Colorado Springs – Washington D.C.

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1487
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1292
Nautical miles

How far is Washington D.C. from Colorado Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1486.844 miles
  • 2392.843 kilometers
  • 1292.032 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
  • 1483.227 miles
  • 2387.022 kilometers
  • 1288.889 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 Colorado Springs Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is 3 hours 18 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Colorado Springs and Washington D.C. is 2 hours. Washington D.C. is 2 hours ahead of Colorado Springs.
Colorado Springs time to Washington D.C. time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Colorado Springs to Washington D.C. generates about 179 kg of CO2 per passenger, 179 kilograms is equal to 394 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Colorado Springs to Washington D.C.

Shortest flight path between Colorado Springs Airport (COS) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W