# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and St Petersburg, FL (PIE)

Flight distance from Des Moines to St Petersburg (Des Moines International Airport – St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport) is 1126 miles / 1812 kilometers / 978 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to St Petersburg (PIE) is 1374 miles / 2211 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 16 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to St Petersburg.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport (PIE).

## How far is St Petersburg from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1125.746 miles
• 1811.712 kilometers
• 978.246 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
• 1126.816 miles
• 1813.434 kilometers
• 979.176 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 St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport
City: St Petersburg, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: PIE
ICAO Code: KPIE
Coordinates: 27°54′36″N, 82°41′14″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and St Petersburg is 1 hour. St Petersburg is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (348 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → St Petersburg (PIE).

Distance:
1126
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1126

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