# 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
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
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.

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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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