Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Roanoke.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA).
How far is Roanoke from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Roanoke. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 786.627 miles
- 1265.953 kilometers
- 683.560 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
- 785.117 miles
- 1263.523 kilometers
- 682.248 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Des Moines and Roanoke is 1 hour. Roanoke is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 134 kg (294 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Roanoke (ROA).