# 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
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
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.

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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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