Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Palmdale.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).
How far is Palmdale from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Palmdale. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1408.172 miles
- 2266.233 kilometers
- 1223.668 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
- 1405.480 miles
- 2261.902 kilometers
- 1221.329 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Des Moines and Palmdale is 2 hours. Palmdale is 2 hours behind Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 174 kg (383 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Palmdale (PMD).