Map of flight path and driving directions from Colorado Springs to Washington D.C..
Shortest flight path between Colorado Springs Airport (COS) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).
How far is Washington D.C. from Colorado Springs?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Colorado Springs and Washington D.C.. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1463.613 miles
- 2355.457 kilometers
- 1271.845 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
- 1460.049 miles
- 2349.721 kilometers
- 1268.748 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Colorado Springs and Washington D.C. is 2 hours. Washington D.C. is 2 hours ahead of Colorado Springs.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 177 kg (391 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Colorado Springs (COS) → Washington D.C. (IAD).