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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Colorado Springs, CO (COS)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Colorado Springs (Los Angeles International Airport – Colorado Springs Airport) is 833 miles / 1341 kilometers / 724 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Colorado Springs (COS) is 1109 miles / 1785 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 17 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Colorado Springs Airport (COS).

How far is Colorado Springs from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 833.477 miles
  • 1341.351 kilometers
  • 724.271 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
  • 832.154 miles
  • 1339.222 kilometers
  • 723.122 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″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 Los Angeles and Colorado Springs is 1 hour. Colorado Springs is 1 hour ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

Los Angeles, CA

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Colorado Springs, CO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 138 kg (304 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Colorado Springs (COS).

Distance:
833
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
833

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