# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Altoona, PA (AOO)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Altoona (Des Moines International Airport – Altoona–Blair County Airport) is 807 miles / 1298 kilometers / 701 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Altoona (AOO) is 883 miles / 1421 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Altoona–Blair County Airport (AOO).

## How far is Altoona from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 806.601 miles
• 1298.099 kilometers
• 700.918 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
• 804.577 miles
• 1294.842 kilometers
• 699.159 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 Altoona–Blair County Airport
City: Altoona, PA
Country: United States
IATA Code: AOO
ICAO Code: KAOO
Coordinates: 40°17′47″N, 78°19′11″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 135 kg (299 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Altoona (AOO).

Distance:
807
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
807

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