# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Reno, NV (RNO)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Reno (Des Moines International Airport – Reno–Tahoe International Airport) is 1377 miles / 2215 kilometers / 1196 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Reno (RNO) is 1586 miles / 2552 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 3 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Reno–Tahoe International Airport (RNO).

## How far is Reno from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1376.540 miles
• 2215.326 kilometers
• 1196.180 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
• 1373.114 miles
• 2209.812 kilometers
• 1193.203 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 Reno–Tahoe International Airport
City: Reno, NV
Country: United States
IATA Code: RNO
ICAO Code: KRNO
Coordinates: 39°29′56″N, 119°46′4″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 172 kg (379 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Reno (RNO).

Distance:
1377
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1377

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