# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Wilmington, NC (ILM)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Wilmington (Des Moines International Airport – Wilmington International Airport) is 994 miles / 1600 kilometers / 864 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Wilmington (ILM) is 1224 miles / 1970 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 48 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Wilmington International Airport (ILM).

## How far is Wilmington from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 994.082 miles
• 1599.820 kilometers
• 863.834 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
• 992.775 miles
• 1597.717 kilometers
• 862.698 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 Wilmington International Airport
City: Wilmington, NC
Country: United States
IATA Code: ILM
ICAO Code: KILM
Coordinates: 34°16′14″N, 77°54′9″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Wilmington is 1 hour. Wilmington is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (332 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Wilmington (ILM).

Distance:
994
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
994

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