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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Springfield, IL (SPI)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Springfield (Des Moines International Airport – Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport) is 240 miles / 386 kilometers / 208 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Springfield (SPI) is 339 miles / 545 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 57 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI).

How far is Springfield from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 239.570 miles
  • 385.550 kilometers
  • 208.181 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
  • 239.181 miles
  • 384.925 kilometers
  • 207.843 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 Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
City: Springfield, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SPI
ICAO Code: KSPI
Coordinates: 39°50′38″N, 89°40′40″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Springfield.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Springfield, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 60 kg (133 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Springfield (SPI).

Distance:
240
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
240

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