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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Pierre, SD

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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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