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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Jamestown, ND (JMS)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Jamestown (Des Moines International Airport – Jamestown Regional Airport) is 448 miles / 721 kilometers / 389 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Jamestown (JMS) is 615 miles / 989 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 53 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Jamestown Regional Airport (JMS).

How far is Jamestown from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 447.859 miles
  • 720.760 kilometers
  • 389.179 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
  • 447.700 miles
  • 720.503 kilometers
  • 389.041 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 Jamestown Regional Airport
City: Jamestown, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JMS
ICAO Code: KJMS
Coordinates: 46°55′46″N, 98°40′41″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Jamestown.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Jamestown, ND

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 91 kg (200 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Jamestown (JMS).

Distance:
448
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
448

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