Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Modesto.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Modesto City–County Airport (MOD).
How far is Modesto from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Modesto. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1475.245 miles
- 2374.177 kilometers
- 1281.953 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
- 1471.791 miles
- 2368.618 kilometers
- 1278.952 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Des Moines and Modesto is 2 hours. Modesto is 2 hours behind Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (392 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Modesto (MOD).