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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Huntsville, AL (HSV)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Huntsville (Des Moines International Airport – Huntsville International Airport) is 606 miles / 975 kilometers / 526 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Huntsville (HSV) is 776 miles / 1249 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 45 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Huntsville International Airport (HSV).

How far is Huntsville from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 605.568 miles
  • 974.567 kilometers
  • 526.224 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
  • 605.677 miles
  • 974.743 kilometers
  • 526.319 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 Huntsville International Airport
City: Huntsville, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HSV
ICAO Code: KHSV
Coordinates: 34°38′13″N, 86°46′30″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Huntsville.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Huntsville, AL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 113 kg (250 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Huntsville (HSV).

Distance:
606
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
606

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