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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

St Petersburg, FL

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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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1126

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