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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Charlottesville, VA (CHO)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Charlottesville (Des Moines International Airport – Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport) is 841 miles / 1353 kilometers / 731 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Charlottesville (CHO) is 1039 miles / 1672 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 29 minutes.

Des Moines – Charlottesville

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841
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1353
Kilometers
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731
Nautical miles

How far is Charlottesville from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 840.938 miles
  • 1353.358 kilometers
  • 730.755 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
  • 839.103 miles
  • 1350.405 kilometers
  • 729.160 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 to Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Des Moines and Charlottesville is 1 hour. Charlottesville is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.
Des Moines time to Charlottesville time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Des Moines to Charlottesville generates about 139 kg of CO2 per passenger, 139 kilograms is equal to 306 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Charlottesville

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport (CHO).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport
City: Charlottesville, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHO
ICAO Code: KCHO
Coordinates: 38°8′18″N, 78°27′10″W