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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL)

Distance from Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale (Des Moines International Airport – Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport) is 1315 miles / 2117 kilometers / 1143 nautical miles.

How far is Fort Lauderdale from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1315.437 miles
  • 2116.991 kilometers
  • 1143.084 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
  • 1316.599 miles
  • 2118.860 kilometers
  • 1144.093 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 Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is 2 hours 59 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines
Fort Lauderdale

Des Moines, IA

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Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 165 kg (365 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 Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport
City: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FLL
ICAO Code: KFLL
Coordinates: 26°4′21″N, 80°9′9″W

Map

Des Moines to Fort Lauderdale flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Fort Lauderdale (FLL).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1315

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