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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 36 minutes.

Des Moines – Sioux City

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152
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245
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132
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How far is Sioux City 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)
  • 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines to Sioux City is 47 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Des Moines time to Sioux City time converter

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Des Moines to Sioux City generates about 47 kg of CO2 per passenger, 47 kilograms is equal to 105 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 Sioux City

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

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 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