# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Lewiston, ID (LWS)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Lewiston (Des Moines International Airport – Lewiston–Nez Perce County Airport) is 1207 miles / 1942 kilometers / 1049 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Lewiston (LWS) is 1559 miles / 2509 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 10 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Lewiston–Nez Perce County Airport (LWS).

## How far is Lewiston from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1206.671 miles
• 1941.949 kilometers
• 1048.569 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
• 1203.703 miles
• 1937.172 kilometers
• 1045.989 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 Lewiston–Nez Perce County Airport
City: Lewiston, ID
Country: United States
IATA Code: LWS
ICAO Code: KLWS
Coordinates: 46°22′28″N, 117°0′53″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Lewiston is 2 hours. Lewiston is 2 hours behind Des Moines.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (357 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Lewiston (LWS).

Distance:
1207
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1207

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