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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Eau Claire, WI (EAU)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Eau Claire (Des Moines International Airport – Chippewa Valley Regional Airport) is 255 miles / 410 kilometers / 222 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Eau Claire (EAU) is 332 miles / 534 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (EAU).

How far is Eau Claire from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 254.942 miles
  • 410.289 kilometers
  • 221.538 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
  • 254.999 miles
  • 410.380 kilometers
  • 221.588 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 Chippewa Valley Regional Airport
City: Eau Claire, WI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: EAU
ICAO Code: KEAU
Coordinates: 44°51′56″N, 91°29′3″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Eau Claire.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Eau Claire, WI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 63 kg (138 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Eau Claire (EAU).

Distance:
255
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
255

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