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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and San Antonio, TX (SAT)

Flight distance from Des Moines to San Antonio (Des Moines International Airport – San Antonio International Airport) is 870 miles / 1400 kilometers / 756 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to San Antonio (SAT) is 959 miles / 1543 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 42 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to San Antonio.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and San Antonio International Airport (SAT).

How far is San Antonio from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and San Antonio. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 870.142 miles
  • 1400.357 kilometers
  • 756.132 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
  • 871.680 miles
  • 1402.833 kilometers
  • 757.469 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).

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 San Antonio International Airport
City: San Antonio, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAT
ICAO Code: KSAT
Coordinates: 29°32′1″N, 98°28′11″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and San Antonio.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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San Antonio, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 141 kg (311 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → San Antonio (SAT).

Distance:
870
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
870

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