Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Norfolk.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Norfolk International Airport (ORF).
How far is Norfolk from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Norfolk. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 988.121 miles
- 1590.227 kilometers
- 858.654 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
- 986.115 miles
- 1586.999 kilometers
- 856.911 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Des Moines and Norfolk is 1 hour. Norfolk is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (331 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Norfolk (ORF).