# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Harrisburg, PA (MDT)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Harrisburg (Des Moines International Airport – Harrisburg International Airport) is 889 miles / 1430 kilometers / 772 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Harrisburg (MDT) is 988 miles / 1590 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Harrisburg International Airport (MDT).

## How far is Harrisburg from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 888.701 miles
• 1430.225 kilometers
• 772.260 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
• 886.472 miles
• 1426.638 kilometers
• 770.323 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 Harrisburg International Airport
City: Harrisburg, PA
Country: United States
IATA Code: MDT
ICAO Code: KMDT
Coordinates: 40°11′36″N, 76°45′48″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 143 kg (314 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Harrisburg (MDT).

Distance:
889
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
889

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