Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to State College.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and University Park Airport (SCE).
How far is State College from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and State College. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 824.564 miles
- 1327.007 kilometers
- 716.526 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
- 822.456 miles
- 1323.614 kilometers
- 714.695 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Des Moines and State College is 1 hour. State College is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.
Des Moines, IA
State College, PA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 137 kg (302 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → State College (SCE).