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:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
786

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