Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to San Luis Obispo.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP).
How far is San Luis Obispo from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and San Luis Obispo. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1520.606 miles
- 2447.177 kilometers
- 1321.370 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
- 1517.461 miles
- 2442.116 kilometers
- 1318.637 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).
|A||Des Moines International Airport|
|City:||Des Moines, IA|
|B||San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport|
|City:||San Luis Obispo, CA|
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Des Moines and San Luis Obispo is 2 hours. San Luis Obispo is 2 hours behind Des Moines.
Des Moines, IA
San Luis Obispo, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 181 kg (399 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → San Luis Obispo (SBP).