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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Erie, PA

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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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
697

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