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).
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).