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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Miami, FL (MIA)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Miami (Des Moines International Airport – Miami International Airport) is 1327 miles / 2136 kilometers / 1153 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Miami (MIA) is 1565 miles / 2519 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 23 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Miami International Airport (MIA).

How far is Miami from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1327.146 miles
  • 2135.834 kilometers
  • 1153.258 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
  • 1328.413 miles
  • 2137.874 kilometers
  • 1154.360 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 Miami International Airport
City: Miami, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MIA
ICAO Code: KMIA
Coordinates: 25°47′35″N, 80°17′26″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Miami, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 169 kg (372 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Miami (MIA).

Distance:
1327
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1327

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