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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Salisbury, MD (SBY)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Salisbury (Des Moines International Airport – Salisbury–Ocean City–Wicomico Regional Airport) is 987 miles / 1588 kilometers / 858 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Salisbury (SBY) is 1132 miles / 1822 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 10 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Salisbury–Ocean City–Wicomico Regional Airport (SBY).

How far is Salisbury from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 986.941 miles
  • 1588.327 kilometers
  • 857.628 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
  • 984.672 miles
  • 1584.676 kilometers
  • 855.657 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 Salisbury–Ocean City–Wicomico Regional Airport
City: Salisbury, MD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBY
ICAO Code: KSBY
Coordinates: 38°20′25″N, 75°30′37″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Salisbury, MD

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (331 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Salisbury (SBY).

Distance:
987
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
987

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