# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Charleston, WV (CRW)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Charleston (Des Moines International Airport – Yeager Airport) is 676 miles / 1088 kilometers / 588 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Charleston (CRW) is 788 miles / 1268 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 56 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Charleston.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Yeager Airport (CRW).

## How far is Charleston from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 676.263 miles
• 1088.341 kilometers
• 587.657 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
• 674.853 miles
• 1086.071 kilometers
• 586.431 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
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Yeager Airport
City: Charleston, WV
Country: United States
IATA Code: CRW
ICAO Code: KCRW
Coordinates: 38°22′23″N, 81°35′35″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 122 kg (269 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Charleston (CRW).

Distance:
676
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
676

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