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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Morgantown, WV (MGW)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Morgantown (Des Moines International Airport – Morgantown Municipal Airport) is 734 miles / 1181 kilometers / 638 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Morgantown (MGW) is 857 miles / 1380 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 0 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Morgantown Municipal Airport (MGW).

How far is Morgantown from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 733.974 miles
  • 1181.216 kilometers
  • 637.806 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
  • 732.204 miles
  • 1178.368 kilometers
  • 636.268 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 Morgantown Municipal Airport
City: Morgantown, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MGW
ICAO Code: KMGW
Coordinates: 39°38′34″N, 79°54′58″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Morgantown, WV

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (283 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Morgantown (MGW).

Distance:
734
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
734

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