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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Provo, UT (PVU)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Provo (Des Moines International Airport – Provo Municipal Airport) is 949 miles / 1526 kilometers / 824 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Provo (PVU) is 1089 miles / 1753 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 35 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Provo Municipal Airport (PVU).

How far is Provo from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 948.511 miles
  • 1526.481 kilometers
  • 824.234 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
  • 946.125 miles
  • 1522.641 kilometers
  • 822.160 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 Provo Municipal Airport
City: Provo, UT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PVU
ICAO Code: KPVU
Coordinates: 40°13′9″N, 111°43′22″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Provo, UT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (325 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Provo (PVU).

Distance:
949
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
949

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