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)
- 174.247 miles
- 280.424 kilometers
- 151.417 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
- 174.344 miles
- 280.579 kilometers
- 151.500 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).
Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Rochester International Airport (RST) is 49 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Des Moines and Rochester.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 49 kg (108 pounds).
Des Moines to Rochester flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Rochester (RST).