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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Minneapolis, MN (MSP)

Distance from Des Moines to Minneapolis (Des Moines International Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 232 miles / 374 kilometers / 202 nautical miles.

How far is Minneapolis from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 232.191 miles
  • 373.675 kilometers
  • 201.768 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
  • 232.389 miles
  • 373.993 kilometers
  • 201.940 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) is 56 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Minneapolis.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 57 kg (126 pounds).

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 Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
City: Minneapolis, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSP
ICAO Code: KMSP
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N, 93°13′18″W

Map

Des Moines to Minneapolis flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Minneapolis (MSP).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
232

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