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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Ithaca, NY (ITH)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Ithaca (Des Moines International Airport – Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport) is 886 miles / 1427 kilometers / 770 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Ithaca (ITH) is 1001 miles / 1611 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH).

How far is Ithaca from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 886.475 miles
  • 1426.643 kilometers
  • 770.326 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
  • 884.174 miles
  • 1422.940 kilometers
  • 768.326 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 Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport
City: Ithaca, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ITH
ICAO Code: KITH
Coordinates: 42°29′27″N, 76°27′30″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Ithaca, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 142 kg (314 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Ithaca (ITH).

Distance:
886
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
886

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