# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Columbus, GA (CSG)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Columbus (Des Moines International Airport – Columbus Metropolitan Airport) is 786 miles / 1265 kilometers / 683 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Columbus (CSG) is 963 miles / 1550 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Columbus Metropolitan Airport (CSG).

## 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)
• 786.075 miles
• 1265.065 kilometers
• 683.080 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
• 786.351 miles
• 1265.509 kilometers
• 683.320 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 Columbus Metropolitan Airport
City: Columbus, GA
Country: United States
IATA Code: CSG
ICAO Code: KCSG
Coordinates: 32°30′58″N, 84°56′20″W

## 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.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 134 kg (294 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Columbus (CSG).

Distance:
786
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
786

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