# 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
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
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.

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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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