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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 30 minutes.

Des Moines – Cedar Rapids

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104
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167
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90
Nautical miles

How far is Cedar Rapids 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)
  • 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport to The Eastern Iowa Airport is 41 minutes.

Time difference

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

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Des Moines to Cedar Rapids generates about 40 kg of CO2 per passenger, 40 kilograms is equal to 89 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 Cedar Rapids

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

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 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