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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Pocatello, ID (PIH)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Pocatello (Des Moines International Airport – Pocatello Regional Airport) is 974 miles / 1567 kilometers / 846 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Pocatello (PIH) is 1140 miles / 1835 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 8 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Pocatello.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Pocatello Regional Airport (PIH).

How far is Pocatello from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 973.845 miles
  • 1567.252 kilometers
  • 846.249 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
  • 971.320 miles
  • 1563.188 kilometers
  • 844.054 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 Pocatello Regional Airport
City: Pocatello, ID
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PIH
ICAO Code: KPIH
Coordinates: 42°54′35″N, 112°35′45″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Pocatello is 1 hour. Pocatello is 1 hour behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (329 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Pocatello (PIH).

Distance:
974
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
974

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