# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Erie, PA (ERI)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Erie (Des Moines International Airport – Erie International Airport) is 697 miles / 1121 kilometers / 605 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Erie (ERI) is 762 miles / 1226 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 25 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Erie International Airport (ERI).

## How far is Erie from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 696.705 miles
• 1121.238 kilometers
• 605.420 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
• 694.898 miles
• 1118.330 kilometers
• 603.850 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 Erie International Airport
City: Erie, PA
Country: United States
IATA Code: ERI
ICAO Code: KERI
Coordinates: 42°4′55″N, 80°10′34″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 124 kg (274 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Erie (ERI).

Distance:
697
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
697

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