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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Johnstown, PA (JST)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Johnstown (Des Moines International Airport – Johnstown–Cambria County Airport) is 780 miles / 1255 kilometers / 678 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Johnstown (JST) is 861 miles / 1385 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 13 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Johnstown–Cambria County Airport (JST).

How far is Johnstown from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 779.698 miles
  • 1254.802 kilometers
  • 677.539 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
  • 777.742 miles
  • 1251.654 kilometers
  • 675.839 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 Johnstown–Cambria County Airport
City: Johnstown, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JST
ICAO Code: KJST
Coordinates: 40°18′57″N, 78°50′2″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Johnstown, PA

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 133 kg (293 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Johnstown (JST).

Distance:
780
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
780

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