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

Distance from Des Moines to Fort Myers (Des Moines International Airport – Southwest Florida International Airport) is 1236 miles / 1990 kilometers / 1074 nautical miles.

How far is Fort Myers from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Fort Myers. 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 (DSM) to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) is 2 hours 50 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines
Fort Myers

Des Moines, IA

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Fort Myers, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (359 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 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

Map

Des Moines to Fort Myers flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Fort Myers (RSW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1236

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