# 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
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
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.

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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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