# 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
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
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.

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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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