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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Dubuque, IA (DBQ)

Distance from Des Moines to Dubuque (Des Moines International Airport – Dubuque Regional Airport) is 163 miles / 263 kilometers / 142 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Dubuque Regional Airport (DBQ) is 48 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Dubuque.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 48 kg (105 pounds).

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 Dubuque Regional Airport
City: Dubuque, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DBQ
ICAO Code: KDBQ
Coordinates: 42°24′7″N, 90°42′34″W

Map

Des Moines to Dubuque flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Dubuque (DBQ).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
163

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