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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Dallas, TX (DAL)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Dallas (Des Moines International Airport – Dallas Love Field) is 624 miles / 1005 kilometers / 542 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Dallas (DAL) is 690 miles / 1110 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Dallas Love Field (DAL).

How far is Dallas from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 624.222 miles
  • 1004.588 kilometers
  • 542.434 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
  • 625.212 miles
  • 1006.181 kilometers
  • 543.294 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 Dallas Love Field
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DAL
ICAO Code: KDAL
Coordinates: 32°50′49″N, 96°51′6″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Dallas.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Dallas, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 116 kg (255 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Dallas (DAL).

Distance:
624
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
624

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