# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Omaha, NE (OMA)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Omaha (Des Moines International Airport – Eppley Airfield) is 117 miles / 188 kilometers / 102 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Omaha (OMA) is 140 miles / 226 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Eppley Airfield (OMA).

## How far is Omaha from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 116.980 miles
• 188.260 kilometers
• 101.652 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
• 116.686 miles
• 187.787 kilometers
• 101.397 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 Eppley Airfield
City: Omaha, NE
Country: United States
IATA Code: OMA
ICAO Code: KOMA
Coordinates: 41°18′11″N, 95°53′38″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Omaha.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 42 kg (93 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Omaha (OMA).

Distance:
117
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
117

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