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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Wilkes-Barre (Des Moines International Airport – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport) is 930 miles / 1497 kilometers / 808 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Wilkes-Barre (AVP) is 1018 miles / 1638 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 38 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Wilkes-Barre.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP).

How far is Wilkes-Barre from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 930.083 miles
  • 1496.824 kilometers
  • 808.220 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
  • 927.682 miles
  • 1492.959 kilometers
  • 806.133 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 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport
City: Wilkes-Barre, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AVP
ICAO Code: KAVP
Coordinates: 41°20′18″N, 75°43′24″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Wilkes-Barre is 1 hour. Wilkes-Barre is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Wilkes-Barre, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 146 kg (322 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Wilkes-Barre (AVP).

Distance:
930
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
930

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