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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Portland, ME (PWM)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Portland (Des Moines International Airport – Portland International Jetport) is 1196 miles / 1925 kilometers / 1039 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Portland (PWM) is 1411 miles / 2271 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 55 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Portland International Jetport (PWM).

How far is Portland from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1195.980 miles
  • 1924.743 kilometers
  • 1039.278 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
  • 1192.876 miles
  • 1919.748 kilometers
  • 1036.581 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 Portland International Jetport
City: Portland, ME
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PWM
ICAO Code: KPWM
Coordinates: 43°38′46″N, 70°18′33″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Portland, ME

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (356 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Portland (PWM).

Distance:
1196
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1196

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