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Distance between Dallas, TX (DAL) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Flight distance from Dallas to Des Moines (Dallas Love Field – Des Moines International Airport) is 624 miles / 1005 kilometers / 542 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DAL) to Des Moines (DSM) is 693 miles / 1116 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Dallas Love Field (DAL) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

How far is Des Moines from Dallas?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 624.222 miles
  • 1004.588 kilometers
  • 542.434 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
  • 625.212 miles
  • 1006.181 kilometers
  • 543.294 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 Dallas Love Field
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DAL
ICAO Code: KDAL
Coordinates: 32°50′49″N, 96°51′6″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

There is no time difference between Dallas and Des Moines.

Time Difference

Dallas, TX

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Des Moines, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 116 kg (255 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Dallas (DAL) → Des Moines (DSM).

Distance:
624
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
624

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