# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Cincinnati, KY (CVG)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Cincinnati (Des Moines International Airport – Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport) is 505 miles / 813 kilometers / 439 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Cincinnati (CVG) is 591 miles / 951 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 20 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG).

## How far is Cincinnati from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 504.951 miles
• 812.639 kilometers
• 438.790 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
• 503.908 miles
• 810.962 kilometers
• 437.884 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 Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
City: Cincinnati, KY
Country: United States
IATA Code: CVG
ICAO Code: KCVG
Coordinates: 39°2′55″N, 84°40′4″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (219 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Cincinnati (CVG).

Distance:
505
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
505

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