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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Myrtle Beach (Des Moines International Airport – Myrtle Beach International Airport) is 971 miles / 1563 kilometers / 844 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) is 1218 miles / 1960 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 41 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR).

How far is Myrtle Beach from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 970.982 miles
  • 1562.643 kilometers
  • 843.760 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
  • 969.964 miles
  • 1561.006 kilometers
  • 842.876 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 Myrtle Beach International Airport
City: Myrtle Beach, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MYR
ICAO Code: KMYR
Coordinates: 33°40′46″N, 78°55′41″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Myrtle Beach is 1 hour. Myrtle Beach is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Myrtle Beach, SC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (328 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Myrtle Beach (MYR).

Distance:
971
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
971

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