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Distance between Watertown, NY (ART) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Flight distance from Watertown to Des Moines (Watertown International Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 911 miles / 1467 kilometers / 792 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Watertown (ART) to Des Moines (DSM) is 1066 miles / 1716 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 58 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Watertown to Des Moines.

Shortest flight path between Watertown International Airport (ART) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

How far is Des Moines from Watertown?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 911.314 miles
  • 1466.618 kilometers
  • 791.910 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
  • 909.005 miles
  • 1462.901 kilometers
  • 789.904 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 Watertown International Airport
City: Watertown, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ART
ICAO Code: KART
Coordinates: 43°59′30″N, 76°1′18″W

B Des Moines International Airport
City: Des Moines, IA
Country: United States Flag of 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 Watertown and Des Moines is 1 hour. Des Moines is 1 hour behind Watertown.

Time Difference

Watertown, NY

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Des Moines, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Watertown (ART) → Des Moines (DSM).

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

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
911

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