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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and New York, NY (LGA)

Distance from Des Moines to New York (Des Moines International Airport – LaGuardia Airport) is 1031 miles / 1660 kilometers / 896 nautical miles.

How far is New York from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1031.257 miles
  • 1659.647 kilometers
  • 896.138 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
  • 1028.620 miles
  • 1655.403 kilometers
  • 893.846 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 LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is 2 hours 27 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 153 kg (337 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 LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

Map

Des Moines to New York flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → New York (LGA).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1031

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