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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Fort Dodge, IA (FOD)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Fort Dodge (Des Moines International Airport – Fort Dodge Regional Airport) is 75 miles / 121 kilometers / 65 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Fort Dodge (FOD) is 109 miles / 175 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 8 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Fort Dodge Regional Airport (FOD).

How far is Fort Dodge from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 75.324 miles
  • 121.222 kilometers
  • 65.455 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
  • 75.369 miles
  • 121.295 kilometers
  • 65.494 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 Fort Dodge Regional Airport
City: Fort Dodge, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FOD
ICAO Code: KFOD
Coordinates: 42°33′5″N, 94°11′33″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Fort Dodge.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Fort Dodge, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 36 kg (80 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Fort Dodge (FOD).

Distance:
75
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
75

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