# 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
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
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.

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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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