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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Salt Lake City, UT (SLC)

Distance from Des Moines to Salt Lake City (Des Moines International Airport – Salt Lake City International Airport) is 955 miles / 1537 kilometers / 830 nautical miles.

How far is Salt Lake City from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 954.745 miles
  • 1536.514 kilometers
  • 829.651 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
  • 952.305 miles
  • 1532.587 kilometers
  • 827.531 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) is 2 hours 18 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Salt Lake City is 1 hour. Salt Lake City is 1 hour behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (326 pounds).

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 Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″W

Map

Des Moines to Salt Lake City flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Salt Lake City (SLC).

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Air miles:
955
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
955

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