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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Harlingen, TX (HRL)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Harlingen (Des Moines International Airport – Valley International Airport) is 1079 miles / 1737 kilometers / 938 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Harlingen (HRL) is 1225 miles / 1972 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 55 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Valley International Airport (HRL).

How far is Harlingen from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1079.237 miles
  • 1736.863 kilometers
  • 937.831 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
  • 1081.665 miles
  • 1740.771 kilometers
  • 939.941 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 Valley International Airport
City: Harlingen, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HRL
ICAO Code: KHRL
Coordinates: 26°13′42″N, 97°39′15″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Harlingen.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Harlingen, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (343 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Harlingen (HRL).

Distance:
1079
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1079

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