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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Monroe, LA (MLU)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Monroe (Des Moines International Airport – Monroe Regional Airport) is 629 miles / 1012 kilometers / 546 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Monroe (MLU) is 811 miles / 1305 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 5 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Monroe Regional Airport (MLU).

How far is Monroe from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 628.645 miles
  • 1011.706 kilometers
  • 546.277 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
  • 629.816 miles
  • 1013.590 kilometers
  • 547.295 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 Monroe Regional Airport
City: Monroe, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MLU
ICAO Code: KMLU
Coordinates: 32°30′39″N, 92°2′15″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Monroe.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Monroe, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 116 kg (256 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Monroe (MLU).

Distance:
629
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
629

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