# How far is Cedar Rapids, IA, from Des Moines, IA?

The distance between Des Moines (Des Moines International Airport) and Cedar Rapids (The Eastern Iowa Airport) is 104 miles / 167 kilometers / 90 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Cedar Rapids (CID) is 129 miles / 207 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 2 hours 31 minutes.

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## Distance from Des Moines to Cedar Rapids

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Des Moines to Cedar Rapids. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Des Moines to Cedar Rapids?

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

## Flight carbon footprint between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID)

On average, flying from Des Moines to Cedar Rapids generates about 40 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 40 kilograms equals 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

See the map of the 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
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
IATA Code: CID
ICAO Code: KCID
Coordinates: 41°53′4″N, 91°42′38″W