Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Colorado Springs.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Colorado Springs Airport (COS).
How far is Colorado Springs from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Colorado Springs. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 613.282 miles
- 986.982 kilometers
- 532.928 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
- 611.970 miles
- 984.871 kilometers
- 531.788 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 Des Moines and Colorado Springs is 1 hour. Colorado Springs is 1 hour behind Des Moines.
Des Moines, IA
Colorado Springs, CO
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 114 kg (252 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Colorado Springs (COS).