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Distance between Colorado Springs, CO (COS) and San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP)

Flight distance from Colorado Springs to San Luis Obispo (Colorado Springs Airport – San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport) is 914 miles / 1471 kilometers / 794 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Colorado Springs (COS) to San Luis Obispo (SBP) is 1235 miles / 1987 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 11 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Colorado Springs to San Luis Obispo.

Shortest flight path between Colorado Springs Airport (COS) and San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP).

How far is San Luis Obispo from Colorado Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 913.784 miles
  • 1470.593 kilometers
  • 794.057 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
  • 911.940 miles
  • 1467.625 kilometers
  • 792.454 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 San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
City: San Luis Obispo, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBP
ICAO Code: KSBP
Coordinates: 35°14′12″N, 120°38′31″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Colorado Springs and San Luis Obispo is 1 hour. San Luis Obispo is 1 hour behind Colorado Springs.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 145 kg (319 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Colorado Springs (COS) → San Luis Obispo (SBP).

Distance:
914
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
914

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