Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Dubuque.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Dubuque Regional Airport (DBQ).
How far is Dubuque from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Dubuque. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 163.489 miles
- 263.111 kilometers
- 142.068 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
- 163.144 miles
- 262.554 kilometers
- 141.768 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Des Moines and Dubuque.
Des Moines, IA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 49 kg (108 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Dubuque (DBQ).