# Distance between Amman (AMM) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Flight distance from Amman to Des Moines (Queen Alia International Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 6461 miles / 10398 kilometers / 5614 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 12 hours 43 minutes.

## Map of flight path from Amman to Des Moines.

Shortest flight path between Queen Alia International Airport (AMM) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

## How far is Des Moines from Amman?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Amman and Des Moines. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 6460.720 miles
• 10397.521 kilometers
• 5614.212 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
• 6446.974 miles
• 10375.399 kilometers
• 5602.267 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 Queen Alia International Airport
City: Amman
Country: Jordan
IATA Code: AMM
ICAO Code: OJAI
Coordinates: 31°43′21″N, 35°59′35″E

B Des Moines International Airport
City: Des Moines, IA
Country: United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Amman and Des Moines is 8 hours. Des Moines is 8 hours behind Amman.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 780 kg (1 719 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Amman (AMM) → Des Moines (DSM).

Distance:
6461
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6461

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