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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Jackson, MS (JAN)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Jackson (Des Moines International Airport – Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport) is 666 miles / 1072 kilometers / 579 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Jackson (JAN) is 831 miles / 1337 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 42 minutes.

Des Moines – Jackson

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666
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1072
Kilometers
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579
Nautical miles

How far is Jackson from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 666.098 miles
  • 1071.980 kilometers
  • 578.823 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
  • 667.155 miles
  • 1073.683 kilometers
  • 579.742 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines to Jackson is 1 hour 45 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Jackson.

Des Moines time to Jackson time converter

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Des Moines, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Des Moines to Jackson generates about 121 kg of CO2 per passenger, 121 kilograms is equal to 266 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Jackson

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
City: Jackson, MS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JAN
ICAO Code: KJAN
Coordinates: 32°18′40″N, 90°4′33″W