# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Hot Springs, AR (HOT)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Hot Springs (Des Moines International Airport – Memorial Field Airport) is 488 miles / 785 kilometers / 424 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Hot Springs (HOT) is 601 miles / 968 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 9 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Hot Springs.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Memorial Field Airport (HOT).

## How far is Hot Springs from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 487.633 miles
• 784.770 kilometers
• 423.742 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
• 488.496 miles
• 786.157 kilometers
• 424.491 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 Memorial Field Airport
City: Hot Springs, AR
Country: United States
IATA Code: HOT
ICAO Code: KHOT
Coordinates: 34°28′40″N, 93°5′46″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Hot Springs.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (213 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Hot Springs (HOT).

Distance:
488
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
488

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