# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Mc Allen, TX (MFE)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Mc Allen (Des Moines International Airport – McAllen Miller International Airport) is 1090 miles / 1755 kilometers / 947 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Mc Allen (MFE) is 1212 miles / 1950 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 48 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and McAllen Miller International Airport (MFE).

## How far is Mc Allen from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1090.301 miles
• 1754.670 kilometers
• 947.446 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
• 1092.694 miles
• 1758.521 kilometers
• 949.525 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 McAllen Miller International Airport
City: Mc Allen, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: MFE
ICAO Code: KMFE
Coordinates: 26°10′32″N, 98°14′18″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Mc Allen.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (344 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Mc Allen (MFE).

Distance:
1090
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1090

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