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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Columbus, OH (CMH)

Distance from Des Moines to Columbus (Des Moines International Airport – John Glenn Columbus International Airport) is 575 miles / 925 kilometers / 499 nautical miles.

How far is Columbus from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 574.547 miles
  • 924.643 kilometers
  • 499.268 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
  • 573.161 miles
  • 922.413 kilometers
  • 498.063 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 John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) is 1 hour 35 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 109 kg (241 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 John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CMH
ICAO Code: KCMH
Coordinates: 39°59′52″N, 82°53′30″W

Map

Des Moines to Columbus flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Columbus (CMH).

Elite level bonus (%):
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Air miles:
575
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
575

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