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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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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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