# 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
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
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.

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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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