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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Colorado Springs, CO (COS)

Flight distance from Detroit to Colorado Springs (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Colorado Springs Airport) is 1145 miles / 1843 kilometers / 995 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Colorado Springs (COS) is 1307 miles / 2104 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 20 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Colorado Springs Airport (COS).

How far is Colorado Springs from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1145.358 miles
  • 1843.275 kilometers
  • 995.289 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
  • 1142.650 miles
  • 1838.916 kilometers
  • 992.935 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 Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Detroit and Colorado Springs is 2 hours. Colorado Springs is 2 hours behind Detroit.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EDT

Colorado Springs, CO

 MDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (351 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Colorado Springs (COS).

Distance:
1145
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1145

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