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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Staunton, VA (SHD)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Staunton (Des Moines International Airport – Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport) is 815 miles / 1312 kilometers / 708 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Staunton (SHD) is 1013 miles / 1631 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 48 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD).

How far is Staunton from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 815.306 miles
  • 1312.108 kilometers
  • 708.482 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
  • 813.521 miles
  • 1309.235 kilometers
  • 706.930 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 Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
City: Staunton, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SHD
ICAO Code: KSHD
Coordinates: 38°15′49″N, 78°53′47″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Staunton, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 136 kg (300 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Staunton (SHD).

Distance:
815
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
815

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