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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Providence, RI (PVD)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Providence (Des Moines International Airport – Providence T. F. Green Airport) is 1148 miles / 1848 kilometers / 998 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Providence (PVD) is 1279 miles / 2059 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 40 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Providence T. F. Green Airport (PVD).

How far is Providence from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1148.492 miles
  • 1848.319 kilometers
  • 998.013 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
  • 1145.513 miles
  • 1843.525 kilometers
  • 995.424 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 Providence T. F. Green Airport
City: Providence, RI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PVD
ICAO Code: KPVD
Coordinates: 41°43′57″N, 71°25′13″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Providence, RI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (351 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Providence (PVD).

Distance:
1148
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1148

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