# 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
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
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.

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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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