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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Salina, KS (SLN)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Salina (Des Moines International Airport – Salina Regional Airport) is 284 miles / 456 kilometers / 246 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Salina (SLN) is 367 miles / 590 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 39 minutes.

Des Moines – Salina

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284
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456
Kilometers
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246
Nautical miles

How far is Salina from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 283.502 miles
  • 456.253 kilometers
  • 246.357 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
  • 283.287 miles
  • 455.907 kilometers
  • 246.170 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 to Salina Regional Airport is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Salina.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Des Moines to Salina generates about 67 kg of CO2 per passenger, 67 kilograms is equal to 147 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Salina

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Salina Regional Airport (SLN).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Salina Regional Airport
City: Salina, KS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SLN
ICAO Code: KSLN
Coordinates: 38°47′27″N, 97°39′7″W