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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Colorado Springs, CO (COS)

Flight distance from Chicago to Colorado Springs (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Colorado Springs Airport) is 911 miles / 1466 kilometers / 792 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Colorado Springs (COS) is 1055 miles / 1698 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Colorado Springs Airport (COS).

How far is Colorado Springs from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 911.101 miles
  • 1466.275 kilometers
  • 791.725 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
  • 909.008 miles
  • 1462.907 kilometers
  • 789.907 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 Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″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 Chicago and Colorado Springs is 1 hour. Colorado Springs is 1 hour behind Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Colorado Springs, CO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 144 kg (318 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Colorado Springs (COS).

Distance:
911
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
911

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