# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Redding, CA (RDD)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Redding (Des Moines International Airport – Redding Municipal Airport) is 1491 miles / 2400 kilometers / 1296 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Redding (RDD) is 1778 miles / 2861 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Redding Municipal Airport (RDD).

## How far is Redding from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1491.081 miles
• 2399.662 kilometers
• 1295.714 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
• 1487.279 miles
• 2393.543 kilometers
• 1292.410 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 Redding Municipal Airport
City: Redding, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: RDD
ICAO Code: KRDD
Coordinates: 40°30′32″N, 122°17′34″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 179 kg (394 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Redding (RDD).

Distance:
1491
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1491

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