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).
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).