How far is St Louis, MO, from Des Moines, IA?
The distance between Des Moines (Des Moines International Airport) and St Louis (St. Louis Lambert International Airport) is 259 miles / 418 kilometers / 225 nautical miles.
The driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to St Louis (STL) is 336 miles / 540 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 38 minutes.
Des Moines International Airport – St. Louis Lambert International Airport
Distance from Des Moines to St Louis
There are several ways to calculate the distance from Des Moines to St Louis. Here are two standard methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 259.451 miles
- 417.546 kilometers
- 225.457 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.Haversine formula
- 259.360 miles
- 417.400 kilometers
- 225.378 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).
How long does it take to fly from Des Moines to St Louis?
The estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport to St. Louis Lambert International Airport is 59 minutes.
What is the time difference between Des Moines and St Louis?
There is no time difference between Des Moines and St Louis.
Flight carbon footprint between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL)
On average, flying from Des Moines to St Louis generates about 63 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 63 kilograms equals 139 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 Louis
See the map of the shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL).
|Origin||Des Moines International Airport|
|City:||Des Moines, IA|
|Destination||St. Louis Lambert International Airport|
|City:||St Louis, MO|