# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Cape Girardeau, MO (CGI)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Cape Girardeau (Des Moines International Airport – Cape Girardeau Regional Airport) is 369 miles / 594 kilometers / 321 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 11 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Cape Girardeau (CGI) is 453 miles / 729 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 17 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (CGI).

## How far is Cape Girardeau from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 369.159 miles
• 594.104 kilometers
• 320.791 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
• 369.211 miles
• 594.188 kilometers
• 320.836 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 Cape Girardeau Regional Airport
City: Cape Girardeau, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: CGI
ICAO Code: KCGI
Coordinates: 37°13′31″N, 89°34′14″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Cape Girardeau.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 79 kg (175 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Cape Girardeau (CGI).

Distance:
369
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
369

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