# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Idaho Falls, ID (IDA)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Idaho Falls (Des Moines International Airport – Idaho Falls Regional Airport) is 948 miles / 1525 kilometers / 824 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Idaho Falls (IDA) is 1144 miles / 1841 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 11 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Idaho Falls.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA).

## How far is Idaho Falls from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 947.730 miles
• 1525.224 kilometers
• 823.555 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
• 945.295 miles
• 1521.304 kilometers
• 821.438 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 Idaho Falls Regional Airport
City: Idaho Falls, ID
Country: United States
IATA Code: IDA
ICAO Code: KIDA
Coordinates: 43°30′52″N, 112°4′15″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Idaho Falls is 1 hour. Idaho Falls is 1 hour behind Des Moines.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (324 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Idaho Falls (IDA).

Distance:
948
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
948

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