Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Rochester.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC).
How far is Rochester from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Rochester. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 824.981 miles
- 1327.678 kilometers
- 716.889 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
- 822.861 miles
- 1324.267 kilometers
- 715.047 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 Rochester is 1 hour. Rochester is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 137 kg (302 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Rochester (ROC).