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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Pensacola, FL (PNS)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Pensacola (Des Moines International Airport – Pensacola International Airport) is 844 miles / 1358 kilometers / 733 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Pensacola (PNS) is 1035 miles / 1665 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 55 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Pensacola International Airport (PNS).

How far is Pensacola from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 843.858 miles
  • 1358.058 kilometers
  • 733.292 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
  • 844.967 miles
  • 1359.843 kilometers
  • 734.256 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 Pensacola International Airport
City: Pensacola, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PNS
ICAO Code: KPNS
Coordinates: 30°28′24″N, 87°11′11″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Pensacola.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Pensacola, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 139 kg (306 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Pensacola (PNS).

Distance:
844
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
844

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