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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Paducah, KY (PAH)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Paducah (Des Moines International Airport – Barkley Regional Airport) is 405 miles / 651 kilometers / 352 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Paducah (PAH) is 524 miles / 843 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Barkley Regional Airport (PAH).

How far is Paducah from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 404.703 miles
  • 651.307 kilometers
  • 351.678 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
  • 404.656 miles
  • 651.231 kilometers
  • 351.636 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 Barkley Regional Airport
City: Paducah, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PAH
ICAO Code: KPAH
Coordinates: 37°3′38″N, 88°46′25″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Paducah.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Paducah, KY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 85 kg (186 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Paducah (PAH).

Distance:
405
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
405

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