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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Quincy, IL (UIN)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Quincy (Des Moines International Airport – Quincy Regional Airport) is 170 miles / 273 kilometers / 148 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Quincy (UIN) is 231 miles / 372 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 20 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Quincy Regional Airport (UIN).

How far is Quincy from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 169.818 miles
  • 273.295 kilometers
  • 147.568 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
  • 169.660 miles
  • 273.042 kilometers
  • 147.431 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 Quincy Regional Airport
City: Quincy, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: UIN
ICAO Code: KUIN
Coordinates: 39°56′33″N, 91°11′40″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Quincy.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Quincy, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 50 kg (110 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Quincy (UIN).

Distance:
170
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
170

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