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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Minot, ND (MOT)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Minot (Des Moines International Airport – Minot International Airport) is 596 miles / 958 kilometers / 518 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Minot (MOT) is 820 miles / 1320 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 22 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Minot International Airport (MOT).

How far is Minot from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 595.561 miles
  • 958.462 kilometers
  • 517.528 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
  • 595.125 miles
  • 957.761 kilometers
  • 517.150 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 Minot International Airport
City: Minot, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MOT
ICAO Code: KMOT
Coordinates: 48°15′33″N, 101°16′47″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Minot.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Minot, ND

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 112 kg (247 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Minot (MOT).

Distance:
596
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
596

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