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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Cheyenne, WY (CYS)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Cheyenne (Des Moines International Airport – Cheyenne Regional Airport) is 580 miles / 933 kilometers / 504 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Cheyenne (CYS) is 629 miles / 1013 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Cheyenne Regional Airport (CYS).

How far is Cheyenne from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 579.991 miles
  • 933.405 kilometers
  • 503.998 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
  • 578.500 miles
  • 931.006 kilometers
  • 502.703 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Cheyenne Regional Airport
City: Cheyenne, WY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CYS
ICAO Code: KCYS
Coordinates: 41°9′20″N, 104°48′43″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Cheyenne is 1 hour. Cheyenne is 1 hour behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

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Cheyenne, WY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 110 kg (243 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Cheyenne (CYS).

Distance:
580
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
580

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