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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Elmira, NY

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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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