How far is Decatur from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Decatur. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 277.889 miles
- 447.219 kilometers
- 241.479 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
- 277.375 miles
- 446.391 kilometers
- 241.032 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).
Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Decatur Airport (DEC) is 1 hour 1 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Des Moines and Decatur.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 63 kg (140 pounds).
Des Moines to Decatur flight path
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Decatur Airport (DEC).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Decatur (DEC).