# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Mobile, AL (MOB)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Mobile (Des Moines International Airport – Mobile Regional Airport) is 806 miles / 1298 kilometers / 701 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Mobile (MOB) is 1003 miles / 1614 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Mobile Regional Airport (MOB).

## How far is Mobile from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 806.298 miles
• 1297.611 kilometers
• 700.654 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
• 807.497 miles
• 1299.541 kilometers
• 701.696 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 Mobile Regional Airport
City: Mobile, AL
Country: United States
IATA Code: MOB
ICAO Code: KMOB
Coordinates: 30°41′28″N, 88°14′34″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Mobile.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 135 kg (299 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Mobile (MOB).

Distance:
806
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
806

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