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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Distance from Des Moines to Palmdale (Des Moines International Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 1408 miles / 2266 kilometers / 1224 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD) is 3 hours 9 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Palmdale is 2 hours. Palmdale is 2 hours behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

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Des Moines, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 168 kg (370 pounds).

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 Palmdale Regional Airport
City: Palmdale, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PMD
ICAO Code: KPMD
Coordinates: 34°37′45″N, 118°5′5″W

Map

Des Moines to Palmdale flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Palmdale (PMD).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1408

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