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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Watertown, NY (ART)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Watertown (Des Moines International Airport – Watertown International Airport) is 911 miles / 1467 kilometers / 792 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Watertown (ART) is 1068 miles / 1718 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 0 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Watertown International Airport (ART).

How far is Watertown from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 911.314 miles
  • 1466.618 kilometers
  • 791.910 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
  • 909.005 miles
  • 1462.901 kilometers
  • 789.904 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 Watertown International Airport
City: Watertown, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ART
ICAO Code: KART
Coordinates: 43°59′30″N, 76°1′18″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Watertown, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 144 kg (318 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Watertown (ART).

Distance:
911
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
911

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