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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Pittsburgh (Des Moines International Airport – Pittsburgh International Airport) is 705 miles / 1134 kilometers / 613 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Pittsburgh (PIT) is 774 miles / 1246 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 32 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT).

How far is Pittsburgh from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 704.939 miles
  • 1134.489 kilometers
  • 612.575 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
  • 703.164 miles
  • 1131.632 kilometers
  • 611.032 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 Pittsburgh International Airport
City: Pittsburgh, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PIT
ICAO Code: KPIT
Coordinates: 40°29′29″N, 80°13′58″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Pittsburgh, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 125 kg (276 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Pittsburgh (PIT).

Distance:
705
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
705

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