# 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
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

Country: 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.

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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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