# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Pierre, SD (PIR)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Pierre (Des Moines International Airport – Pierre Regional Airport) is 389 miles / 626 kilometers / 338 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Pierre (PIR) is 509 miles / 819 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 17 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Pierre Regional Airport (PIR).

## How far is Pierre from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 388.950 miles
• 625.954 kilometers
• 337.988 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
• 388.269 miles
• 624.859 kilometers
• 337.397 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 Pierre Regional Airport
City: Pierre, SD
Country: United States
IATA Code: PIR
ICAO Code: KPIR
Coordinates: 44°22′57″N, 100°17′9″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Pierre.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 82 kg (181 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Pierre (PIR).

Distance:
389
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
389

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