# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Piedras Negras (PDS)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Piedras Negras (Des Moines International Airport – Piedras Negras International Airport) is 970 miles / 1562 kilometers / 843 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Piedras Negras (PDS) is 1129 miles / 1817 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 27 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Piedras Negras International Airport (PDS).

## How far is Piedras Negras from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 970.379 miles
• 1561.674 kilometers
• 843.237 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
• 971.886 miles
• 1564.099 kilometers
• 844.546 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 Piedras Negras International Airport
City: Piedras Negras
Country: Mexico
IATA Code: PDS
ICAO Code: MMPG
Coordinates: 28°37′38″N, 100°32′6″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Piedras Negras.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

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

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Piedras Negras (PDS).

Distance:
970
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
970

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