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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Sioux Falls, SD

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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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