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Distance between Colorado Springs, CO (COS) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Flight distance from Colorado Springs to Houston (Colorado Springs Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 829 miles / 1335 kilometers / 721 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Colorado Springs (COS) to Houston (HOU) is 968 miles / 1558 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 56 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Colorado Springs to Houston.

Shortest flight path between Colorado Springs Airport (COS) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

How far is Houston from Colorado Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 829.441 miles
  • 1334.857 kilometers
  • 720.765 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
  • 829.845 miles
  • 1335.507 kilometers
  • 721.116 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 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

B Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Colorado Springs and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour ahead of Colorado Springs.

Time Difference

Colorado Springs, CO

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Houston, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 138 kg (303 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Colorado Springs (COS) → Houston (HOU).

Distance:
829
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
829

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