# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Elmira, NY (ELM)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Elmira (Des Moines International Airport – Elmira Corning Regional Airport) is 865 miles / 1392 kilometers / 752 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Elmira (ELM) is 964 miles / 1551 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 52 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Elmira Corning Regional Airport (ELM).

## How far is Elmira from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 865.164 miles
• 1392.346 kilometers
• 751.807 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
• 862.917 miles
• 1388.730 kilometers
• 749.854 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 Elmira Corning Regional Airport
City: Elmira, NY
Country: United States
IATA Code: ELM
ICAO Code: KELM
Coordinates: 42°9′35″N, 76°53′29″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Elmira is 1 hour. Elmira is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 141 kg (310 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Elmira (ELM).

Distance:
865
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
865

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