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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Richmond, VA (RIC)

Distance from Des Moines to Richmond (Des Moines International Airport – Richmond International Airport) is 915 miles / 1472 kilometers / 795 nautical miles.

How far is Richmond from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 914.742 miles
  • 1472.135 kilometers
  • 794.889 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
  • 912.820 miles
  • 1469.041 kilometers
  • 793.219 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Richmond International Airport (RIC) is 2 hours 13 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines
Richmond

Des Moines, IA

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Richmond, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 145 kg (319 pounds).

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 Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W

Map

Des Moines to Richmond flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Richmond (RIC).

Elite level bonus (%):
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Air miles:
915
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
915

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