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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Lynchburg, VA (LYH)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Lynchburg (Des Moines International Airport – Lynchburg Regional Airport) is 825 miles / 1328 kilometers / 717 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Lynchburg (LYH) is 1013 miles / 1631 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 13 minutes.

Des Moines – Lynchburg

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825
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1328
Kilometers
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717
Nautical miles

How far is Lynchburg from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 825.123 miles
  • 1327.907 kilometers
  • 717.012 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
  • 823.498 miles
  • 1325.292 kilometers
  • 715.600 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 to Lynchburg Regional Airport is 2 hours 3 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Des Moines and Lynchburg is 1 hour. Lynchburg is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Des Moines to Lynchburg generates about 137 kg of CO2 per passenger, 137 kilograms is equal to 302 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Lynchburg

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Lynchburg Regional Airport
City: Lynchburg, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LYH
ICAO Code: KLYH
Coordinates: 37°19′36″N, 79°12′1″W