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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Colorado Springs, CO (COS)

Flight distance from Houston to Colorado Springs (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Colorado Springs Airport) is 829 miles / 1335 kilometers / 721 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Colorado Springs (COS) is 968 miles / 1558 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Colorado Springs Airport (COS).

How far is Colorado Springs from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 829.441 miles
  • 1334.857 kilometers
  • 720.765 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
  • 829.845 miles
  • 1335.507 kilometers
  • 721.116 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 Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″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 Houston and Colorado Springs is 1 hour. Colorado Springs is 1 hour behind Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CST

Colorado Springs, CO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 138 kg (303 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Colorado Springs (COS).

Distance:
829
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
829

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