How far is Houston from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Houston. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 801.801 miles
- 1290.374 kilometers
- 696.746 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
- 803.482 miles
- 1293.079 kilometers
- 698.207 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).
Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is 2 hours 1 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Des Moines and Houston.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 135 kg (298 pounds).
Des Moines to Houston flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Houston (IAH).