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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Colorado Springs, CO (COS)

Flight distance from Richmond to Colorado Springs (Richmond International Airport – Colorado Springs Airport) is 1488 miles / 2395 kilometers / 1293 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Colorado Springs (COS) is 1663 miles / 2676 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 16 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Colorado Springs Airport (COS).

How far is Colorado Springs from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1488.342 miles
  • 2395.255 kilometers
  • 1293.334 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
  • 1484.801 miles
  • 2389.556 kilometers
  • 1290.257 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 Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″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 Richmond and Colorado Springs is 2 hours. Colorado Springs is 2 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Colorado Springs, CO

 MST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 179 kg (394 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Colorado Springs (COS).

Distance:
1488
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1488

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