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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Medford, OR (MFR)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Medford (Des Moines International Airport – Rogue Valley International–Medford Airport) is 1499 miles / 2412 kilometers / 1302 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Medford (MFR) is 1889 miles / 3040 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Rogue Valley International–Medford Airport (MFR).

How far is Medford from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1498.534 miles
  • 2411.657 kilometers
  • 1302.191 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
  • 1494.628 miles
  • 2405.370 kilometers
  • 1298.796 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 Rogue Valley International–Medford Airport
City: Medford, OR
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MFR
ICAO Code: KMFR
Coordinates: 42°22′27″N, 122°52′22″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Medford, OR

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 179 kg (395 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Medford (MFR).

Distance:
1499
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1499

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