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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Portland, OR (PDX)

Distance from Des Moines to Portland (Des Moines International Airport – Portland International Airport) is 1471 miles / 2367 kilometers / 1278 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Portland International Airport (PDX) is 3 hours 17 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Portland is 2 hours. Portland is 2 hours behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines
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Des Moines, IA

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Portland, OR

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 169 kg (372 pounds).

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 Portland International Airport
City: Portland, OR
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PDX
ICAO Code: KPDX
Coordinates: 45°35′19″N, 122°35′52″W

Map

Des Moines to Portland flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Portland (PDX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1471

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