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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Chattanooga, TN (CHA)

Distance from Des Moines to Chattanooga (Des Moines International Airport – Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport) is 642 miles / 1033 kilometers / 558 nautical miles.

How far is Chattanooga from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 641.573 miles
  • 1032.512 kilometers
  • 557.512 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
  • 641.331 miles
  • 1032.122 kilometers
  • 557.301 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA) is 1 hour 42 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines
Chattanooga

Des Moines, IA

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Chattanooga, TN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 118 kg (260 pounds).

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 Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
City: Chattanooga, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHA
ICAO Code: KCHA
Coordinates: 35°2′7″N, 85°12′13″W

Map

Des Moines to Chattanooga flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Chattanooga (CHA).

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Air miles:
642
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
642

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