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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and El Paso, TX (ELP)

Distance from Des Moines to El Paso (Des Moines International Airport – El Paso International Airport) is 972 miles / 1564 kilometers / 845 nautical miles.

How far is El Paso from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 971.979 miles
  • 1564.249 kilometers
  • 844.627 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
  • 971.736 miles
  • 1563.858 kilometers
  • 844.416 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to El Paso International Airport (ELP) is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and El Paso is 1 hour. El Paso is 1 hour behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (328 pounds).

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 El Paso International Airport
City: El Paso, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ELP
ICAO Code: KELP
Coordinates: 31°48′25″N, 106°22′40″W

Map

Des Moines to El Paso flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → El Paso (ELP).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
972

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