# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Kearney, NE (EAR)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Kearney (Des Moines International Airport – Kearney Regional Airport) is 284 miles / 457 kilometers / 247 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Kearney (EAR) is 316 miles / 509 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 21 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Kearney Regional Airport (EAR).

## How far is Kearney from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 284.269 miles
• 457.487 kilometers
• 247.023 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
• 283.582 miles
• 456.380 kilometers
• 246.426 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
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Kearney Regional Airport
City: Kearney, NE
Country: United States
IATA Code: EAR
ICAO Code: KEAR
Coordinates: 40°43′37″N, 99°0′24″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Kearney.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (147 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Kearney (EAR).

Distance:
284
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
284

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