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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Allentown, PA (ABE)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Allentown (Des Moines International Airport – Lehigh Valley International Airport) is 951 miles / 1531 kilometers / 827 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Allentown (ABE) is 1040 miles / 1674 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE).

How far is Allentown from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 951.482 miles
  • 1531.262 kilometers
  • 826.815 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
  • 949.058 miles
  • 1527.361 kilometers
  • 824.709 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 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

B Lehigh Valley International Airport
City: Allentown, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ABE
ICAO Code: KABE
Coordinates: 40°39′7″N, 75°26′26″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Allentown is 1 hour. Allentown is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Allentown, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (325 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Allentown (ABE).

Distance:
951
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
951

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