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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Macon, GA (MCN)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Macon (Des Moines International Airport – Middle Georgia Regional Airport) is 822 miles / 1323 kilometers / 714 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Macon (MCN) is 995 miles / 1602 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Middle Georgia Regional Airport (MCN).

How far is Macon from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 821.970 miles
  • 1322.832 kilometers
  • 714.272 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
  • 821.984 miles
  • 1322.855 kilometers
  • 714.285 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 Middle Georgia Regional Airport
City: Macon, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MCN
ICAO Code: KMCN
Coordinates: 32°41′34″N, 83°38′57″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Macon is 1 hour. Macon is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Macon, GA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 137 kg (302 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Macon (MCN).

Distance:
822
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
822

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