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How far is Phoenix, AZ from Des Moines, IA?

Distance between Des Moines (Des Moines International Airport) and Phoenix (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport) is 1149 miles / 1850 kilometers / 999 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Phoenix (PHX) is 1389 miles / 2235 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 34 minutes.

Des Moines International Airport – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

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Distance from Des Moines to Phoenix

There are several ways to calculate distance from Des Moines to Phoenix. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1149.326 miles
  • 1849.661 kilometers
  • 998.737 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
  • 1147.770 miles
  • 1847.157 kilometers
  • 997.385 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).

How long does it take to fly from Des Moines to Phoenix?

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is 2 hours 40 minutes.

What is the time difference between Des Moines and Phoenix?

The time difference between Des Moines and Phoenix is 1 hour. Phoenix is 1 hour behind Des Moines.
Des Moines time to Phoenix time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

On average flying from Des Moines to Phoenix generates about 159 kg of CO2 per passenger, 159 kilograms is equal to 351 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Phoenix

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

Airlines flying from Des Moines (DSM) to Phoenix (PHX)

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