# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Little Rock, AR (LIT)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Little Rock (Des Moines International Airport – Clinton National Airport) is 476 miles / 766 kilometers / 413 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Little Rock (LIT) is 610 miles / 982 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 32 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Little Rock.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Clinton National Airport (LIT).

## How far is Little Rock from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 475.804 miles
• 765.732 kilometers
• 413.462 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
• 476.590 miles
• 766.997 kilometers
• 414.145 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 Clinton National Airport
City: Little Rock, AR
Country: United States
IATA Code: LIT
ICAO Code: KLIT
Coordinates: 34°43′45″N, 92°13′27″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Little Rock.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 95 kg (210 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Little Rock (LIT).

Distance:
476
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
476

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