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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Dayton, OH (DAY)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Dayton (Des Moines International Airport – Dayton International Airport) is 508 miles / 818 kilometers / 442 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Dayton (DAY) is 586 miles / 943 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 15 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Dayton International Airport (DAY).

How far is Dayton from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 508.142 miles
  • 817.775 kilometers
  • 441.563 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
  • 506.947 miles
  • 815.852 kilometers
  • 440.525 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 Dayton International Airport
City: Dayton, OH
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DAY
ICAO Code: KDAY
Coordinates: 39°54′8″N, 84°13′9″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Dayton, OH

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 100 kg (220 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Dayton (DAY).

Distance:
508
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
508

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