Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Knoxville.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS).
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).
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.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 119 kg (263 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Knoxville (TYS).