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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Philadelphia, PA (PNE)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Philadelphia (Des Moines International Airport – Northeast Philadelphia Airport) is 981 miles / 1579 kilometers / 853 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Philadelphia (PNE) is 1093 miles / 1759 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE).

How far is Philadelphia from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 981.153 miles
  • 1579.012 kilometers
  • 852.598 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
  • 978.694 miles
  • 1575.055 kilometers
  • 850.462 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 Northeast Philadelphia Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PNE
ICAO Code: KPNE
Coordinates: 40°4′54″N, 75°0′38″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Philadelphia, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (330 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Philadelphia (PNE).

Distance:
981
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
981

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