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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Roanoke, VA (ROA)

Distance from Des Moines to Roanoke (Des Moines International Airport – Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport) is 787 miles / 1266 kilometers / 684 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA) is 1 hour 59 minutes.

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.

Time Difference

Des Moines
Roanoke

Des Moines, IA

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Roanoke, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 134 kg (294 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 Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport
City: Roanoke, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ROA
ICAO Code: KROA
Coordinates: 37°19′31″N, 79°58′31″W

Map

Des Moines to Roanoke flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Roanoke (ROA).

Elite level bonus (%):
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Air miles:
787
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
787

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