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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Prescott, AZ (PRC)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Prescott (Des Moines International Airport – Ernest A. Love Field) is 1124 miles / 1809 kilometers / 977 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Prescott (PRC) is 1401 miles / 2255 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 14 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Ernest A. Love Field (PRC).

How far is Prescott from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1123.939 miles
  • 1808.804 kilometers
  • 976.676 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
  • 1122.088 miles
  • 1805.826 kilometers
  • 975.068 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 Ernest A. Love Field
City: Prescott, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PRC
ICAO Code: KPRC
Coordinates: 34°39′16″N, 112°25′11″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Prescott is 1 hour. Prescott is 1 hour behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Prescott, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 158 kg (348 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Prescott (PRC).

Distance:
1124
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1124

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