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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Reading, PA (RDG)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Reading (Des Moines International Airport – Reading Regional Airport) is 928 miles / 1493 kilometers / 806 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Reading (RDG) is 1039 miles / 1672 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Reading Regional Airport (RDG).

How far is Reading from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 927.636 miles
  • 1492.885 kilometers
  • 806.093 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
  • 925.292 miles
  • 1489.113 kilometers
  • 804.057 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 Reading Regional Airport
City: Reading, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDG
ICAO Code: KRDG
Coordinates: 40°22′42″N, 75°57′54″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Reading, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 146 kg (321 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Reading (RDG).

Distance:
928
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
928

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