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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Austin, TX (AUS)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Austin (Des Moines International Airport – Austin–Bergstrom International Airport) is 813 miles / 1309 kilometers / 707 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Austin (AUS) is 895 miles / 1440 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 32 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).

How far is Austin from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 813.242 miles
  • 1308.786 kilometers
  • 706.688 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
  • 814.711 miles
  • 1311.150 kilometers
  • 707.965 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 Austin–Bergstrom International Airport
City: Austin, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AUS
ICAO Code: KAUS
Coordinates: 30°11′40″N, 97°40′11″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Austin.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Austin, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 136 kg (300 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Austin (AUS).

Distance:
813
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
813

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