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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Fayetteville, NC (FAY)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Fayetteville (Des Moines International Airport – Fayetteville Regional Airport) is 920 miles / 1481 kilometers / 800 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Fayetteville (FAY) is 1120 miles / 1802 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 0 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Fayetteville Regional Airport (FAY).

How far is Fayetteville from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 920.068 miles
  • 1480.706 kilometers
  • 799.517 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
  • 918.779 miles
  • 1478.631 kilometers
  • 798.397 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 Fayetteville Regional Airport
City: Fayetteville, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAY
ICAO Code: KFAY
Coordinates: 34°59′28″N, 78°52′49″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Fayetteville, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 145 kg (320 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Fayetteville (FAY).

Distance:
920
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
920

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