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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Fort Myers, FL (RSW)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Fort Myers (Des Moines International Airport – Southwest Florida International Airport) is 1236 miles / 1990 kilometers / 1074 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Fort Myers (RSW) is 1489 miles / 2397 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 40 minutes.

Des Moines – Fort Myers

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1236
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1990
Kilometers
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1074
Nautical miles

How far is Fort Myers from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1236.377 miles
  • 1989.756 kilometers
  • 1074.383 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
  • 1237.677 miles
  • 1991.848 kilometers
  • 1075.512 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 to Southwest Florida International Airport is 2 hours 50 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Des Moines and Fort Myers is 1 hour. Fort Myers is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.
Des Moines time to Fort Myers time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Des Moines to Fort Myers generates about 163 kg of CO2 per passenger, 163 kilograms is equal to 359 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Fort Myers

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Southwest Florida International Airport
City: Fort Myers, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RSW
ICAO Code: KRSW
Coordinates: 26°32′10″N, 81°45′18″W