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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Jacksonville, FL (JAX)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Jacksonville (Des Moines International Airport – Jacksonville International Airport) is 1013 miles / 1629 kilometers / 880 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Jacksonville (JAX) is 1256 miles / 2022 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 8 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Jacksonville International Airport (JAX).

How far is Jacksonville from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1012.507 miles
  • 1629.472 kilometers
  • 879.845 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
  • 1012.720 miles
  • 1629.816 kilometers
  • 880.030 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 Jacksonville International Airport
City: Jacksonville, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JAX
ICAO Code: KJAX
Coordinates: 30°29′38″N, 81°41′16″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Jacksonville, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 152 kg (334 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Jacksonville (JAX).

Distance:
1013
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1013

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