Map of flight path and driving directions from Colorado Springs to San Francisco.
Shortest flight path between Colorado Springs Airport (COS) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
How far is San Francisco from Colorado Springs?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Colorado Springs and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 963.764 miles
- 1551.027 kilometers
- 837.488 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
- 961.482 miles
- 1547.355 kilometers
- 835.505 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 San Francisco is 1 hour. San Francisco is 1 hour behind Colorado Springs.
Colorado Springs, CO
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (327 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Colorado Springs (COS) → San Francisco (SFO).