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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Charleston, SC (CHS)

Distance from Des Moines to Charleston (Des Moines International Airport – Charleston International Airport) is 957 miles / 1540 kilometers / 831 nautical miles.

How far is Charleston from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 956.663 miles
  • 1539.600 kilometers
  • 831.318 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
  • 956.006 miles
  • 1538.542 kilometers
  • 830.746 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 Charleston International Airport (CHS) is 2 hours 18 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines
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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (326 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 Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

Map

Des Moines to Charleston flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Charleston (CHS).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
957

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