Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Salt Lake City.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).
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).
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.
Des Moines, IA
Salt Lake City, UT
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (326 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Salt Lake City (SLC).