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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Laredo, TX (LRD)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Laredo (Des Moines International Airport – Laredo International Airport) is 1019 miles / 1640 kilometers / 885 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Laredo (LRD) is 1136 miles / 1829 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 22 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Laredo International Airport (LRD).

How far is Laredo from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1018.841 miles
  • 1639.666 kilometers
  • 885.349 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
  • 1020.757 miles
  • 1642.749 kilometers
  • 887.014 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 Laredo International Airport
City: Laredo, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LRD
ICAO Code: KLRD
Coordinates: 27°32′37″N, 99°27′41″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Laredo.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Laredo, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 152 kg (335 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Laredo (LRD).

Distance:
1019
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1019

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