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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Cedar Rapids, IA (CID)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Cedar Rapids (Des Moines International Airport – The Eastern Iowa Airport) is 104 miles / 167 kilometers / 90 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Cedar Rapids (CID) is 129 miles / 207 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 21 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Cedar Rapids.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID).

How far is Cedar Rapids from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 103.821 miles
  • 167.083 kilometers
  • 90.218 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
  • 103.572 miles
  • 166.683 kilometers
  • 90.002 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 The Eastern Iowa Airport
City: Cedar Rapids, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CID
ICAO Code: KCID
Coordinates: 41°53′4″N, 91°42′38″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Cedar Rapids.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Cedar Rapids, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 40 kg (89 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Cedar Rapids (CID).

Distance:
104
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
104

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