# 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
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
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.

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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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