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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Elko, NV (EKO)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Elko (Des Moines International Airport – Elko Regional Airport) is 1152 miles / 1853 kilometers / 1001 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Elko (EKO) is 1298 miles / 2089 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 38 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Elko Regional Airport (EKO).

How far is Elko from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1151.620 miles
  • 1853.353 kilometers
  • 1000.731 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
  • 1148.671 miles
  • 1848.607 kilometers
  • 998.168 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 Elko Regional Airport
City: Elko, NV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: EKO
ICAO Code: KEKO
Coordinates: 40°49′29″N, 115°47′31″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Elko is 2 hours. Elko is 2 hours behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Elko, NV

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (351 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Elko (EKO).

Distance:
1152
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1152

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