# 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
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
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.

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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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