Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Columbia.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Columbia Regional Airport (COU).
How far is Columbia from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Columbia. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 202.352 miles
- 325.654 kilometers
- 175.839 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
- 202.525 miles
- 325.933 kilometers
- 175.990 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Des Moines and Columbia.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 55 kg (121 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Columbia (COU).