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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Palm Springs, CA (PSP)

Distance from Des Moines to Palm Springs (Des Moines International Airport – Palm Springs International Airport) is 1355 miles / 2180 kilometers / 1177 nautical miles.

How far is Palm Springs from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1354.867 miles
  • 2180.446 kilometers
  • 1177.347 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
  • 1352.540 miles
  • 2176.702 kilometers
  • 1175.325 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 Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) is 3 hours 3 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines
Palm Springs

Des Moines, IA

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Palm Springs, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 167 kg (367 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 Palm Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″W

Map

Des Moines to Palm Springs flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Palm Springs (PSP).

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Air miles:
1355
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1355

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