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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and St Cloud, MN (STC)

Flight distance from Des Moines to St Cloud (Des Moines International Airport – St. Cloud Regional Airport) is 278 miles / 447 kilometers / 241 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to St Cloud (STC) is 310 miles / 499 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 57 minutes.

Des Moines – St Cloud

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278
Miles
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447
Kilometers
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241
Nautical miles

How far is St Cloud 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)
  • 277.730 miles
  • 446.963 kilometers
  • 241.341 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
  • 277.955 miles
  • 447.325 kilometers
  • 241.536 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 St. Cloud Regional Airport is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Des Moines and St Cloud.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Des Moines to St Cloud generates about 66 kg of CO2 per passenger, 66 kilograms is equal to 145 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 St Cloud

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and St. Cloud Regional Airport (STC).

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 St. Cloud Regional Airport
City: St Cloud, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: STC
ICAO Code: KSTC
Coordinates: 45°32′47″N, 94°3′35″W