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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Athens, GA (AHN)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Athens (Des Moines International Airport – Athens Ben Epps Airport) is 770 miles / 1239 kilometers / 669 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Athens (AHN) is 962 miles / 1548 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 15 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Athens Ben Epps Airport (AHN).

How far is Athens from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 769.764 miles
  • 1238.814 kilometers
  • 668.906 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
  • 769.435 miles
  • 1238.285 kilometers
  • 668.620 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 Athens Ben Epps Airport
City: Athens, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AHN
ICAO Code: KAHN
Coordinates: 33°56′54″N, 83°19′34″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Athens, GA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 132 kg (291 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Athens (AHN).

Distance:
770
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
770

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