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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Columbus, OH (LCK)

Distance from Des Moines to Columbus (Des Moines International Airport – Rickenbacker International Airport) is 576 miles / 927 kilometers / 500 nautical miles.

How far is Columbus from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 575.934 miles
  • 926.876 kilometers
  • 500.473 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
  • 574.567 miles
  • 924.676 kilometers
  • 499.285 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 International Airport (DSM) to Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) is 1 hour 35 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Columbus, OH

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 110 kg (242 pounds).

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 Rickenbacker International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LCK
ICAO Code: KLCK
Coordinates: 39°48′49″N, 82°55′40″W

Map

Des Moines to Columbus flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Columbus (LCK).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
576
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
576

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