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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Greensboro, NC (GSO)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Greensboro (Des Moines International Airport – Greensboro Piedmont Triad International Airport) is 829 miles / 1334 kilometers / 720 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Greensboro (GSO) is 1018 miles / 1638 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 7 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Greensboro Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO).

How far is Greensboro from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 828.886 miles
  • 1333.962 kilometers
  • 720.282 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
  • 827.564 miles
  • 1331.835 kilometers
  • 719.134 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 Greensboro Piedmont Triad International Airport
City: Greensboro, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GSO
ICAO Code: KGSO
Coordinates: 36°5′52″N, 79°56′14″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Greensboro, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 137 kg (303 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Greensboro (GSO).

Distance:
829
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
829

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