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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Syracuse, NY (SYR)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Syracuse (Des Moines International Airport – Syracuse Hancock International Airport) is 904 miles / 1455 kilometers / 786 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 12 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Syracuse (SYR) is 1001 miles / 1611 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 47 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR).

How far is Syracuse from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 904.139 miles
  • 1455.071 kilometers
  • 785.676 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
  • 901.806 miles
  • 1451.316 kilometers
  • 783.648 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 Syracuse Hancock International Airport
City: Syracuse, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SYR
ICAO Code: KSYR
Coordinates: 43°6′40″N, 76°6′22″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Syracuse is 1 hour. Syracuse is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Syracuse, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 144 kg (317 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Syracuse (SYR).

Distance:
904
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
904

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