Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Walla Walla, WA (ALW)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Walla Walla (Des Moines International Airport – Walla Walla Regional Airport) is 1265 miles / 2036 kilometers / 1099 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Walla Walla (ALW) is 1619 miles / 2606 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 3 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Walla Walla Regional Airport (ALW).

How far is Walla Walla from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1265.075 miles
• 2035.940 kilometers
• 1099.320 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
• 1261.909 miles
• 2030.845 kilometers
• 1096.569 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 Walla Walla Regional Airport
City: Walla Walla, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: ALW
ICAO Code: KALW
Coordinates: 46°5′41″N, 118°17′16″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Walla Walla is 2 hours. Walla Walla is 2 hours behind Des Moines.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 165 kg (363 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Walla Walla (ALW).

Distance:
1265
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1265

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