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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and El Dorado, AR (ELD)

Flight distance from Des Moines to El Dorado (Des Moines International Airport – South Arkansas Regional Airport at Goodwin Field) is 575 miles / 926 kilometers / 500 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to El Dorado (ELD) is 733 miles / 1179 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and South Arkansas Regional Airport at Goodwin Field (ELD).

How far is El Dorado from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 575.185 miles
  • 925.671 kilometers
  • 499.822 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
  • 576.256 miles
  • 927.395 kilometers
  • 500.753 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 South Arkansas Regional Airport at Goodwin Field
City: El Dorado, AR
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ELD
ICAO Code: KELD
Coordinates: 33°13′15″N, 92°48′47″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and El Dorado.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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El Dorado, AR

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 109 kg (241 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → El Dorado (ELD).

Distance:
575
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
575

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