Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Portland.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Portland International Airport (PDX).
How far is Portland from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Portland. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1470.963 miles
- 2367.286 kilometers
- 1278.232 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
- 1467.172 miles
- 2361.185 kilometers
- 1274.938 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 Portland is 2 hours. Portland is 2 hours behind Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (392 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Portland (PDX).