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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Knoxville, TN (TYS)

Distance from Des Moines to Knoxville (Des Moines International Airport – McGhee Tyson Airport) is 654 miles / 1053 kilometers / 569 nautical miles.

How far is Knoxville from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 654.439 miles
  • 1053.218 kilometers
  • 568.692 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
  • 653.830 miles
  • 1052.237 kilometers
  • 568.163 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 (DSM) to McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) is 1 hour 44 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines
Knoxville

Des Moines, IA

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Knoxville, TN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 119 kg (263 pounds).

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 McGhee Tyson Airport
City: Knoxville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TYS
ICAO Code: KTYS
Coordinates: 35°48′39″N, 83°59′38″W

Map

Des Moines to Knoxville flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Knoxville (TYS).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
654

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