# 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
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
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.

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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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