# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Sioux Falls, SD (FSD)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Sioux Falls (Des Moines International Airport – Sioux Falls Regional Airport) is 211 miles / 340 kilometers / 184 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Sioux Falls (FSD) is 289 miles / 465 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 4 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Sioux Falls Regional Airport (FSD).

## How far is Sioux Falls from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 211.315 miles
• 340.078 kilometers
• 183.628 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
• 211.101 miles
• 339.734 kilometers
• 183.441 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 Sioux Falls Regional Airport
City: Sioux Falls, SD
Country: United States
IATA Code: FSD
ICAO Code: KFSD
Coordinates: 43°34′55″N, 96°44′30″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Sioux Falls.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 56 kg (124 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Sioux Falls (FSD).

Distance:
211
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
211

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