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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Sioux City, IA (SUX)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Sioux City (Des Moines International Airport – Sioux Gateway Airport) is 152 miles / 245 kilometers / 132 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Sioux City (SUX) is 194 miles / 312 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 23 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX).

How far is Sioux City from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 152.437 miles
  • 245.324 kilometers
  • 132.464 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
  • 152.126 miles
  • 244.824 kilometers
  • 132.194 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 Sioux Gateway Airport
City: Sioux City, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SUX
ICAO Code: KSUX
Coordinates: 42°24′9″N, 96°23′3″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Sioux City.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Sioux City, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 47 kg (105 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Sioux City (SUX).

Distance:
152
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
152

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