# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Valdosta, GA (VLD)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Valdosta (Des Moines International Airport – Valdosta Regional Airport) is 940 miles / 1513 kilometers / 817 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Valdosta (VLD) is 1132 miles / 1822 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 2 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Valdosta Regional Airport (VLD).

## How far is Valdosta from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 940.151 miles
• 1513.026 kilometers
• 816.969 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
• 940.565 miles
• 1513.693 kilometers
• 817.329 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 Valdosta Regional Airport
City: Valdosta, GA
Country: United States
IATA Code: VLD
ICAO Code: KVLD
Coordinates: 30°46′56″N, 83°16′36″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (323 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Valdosta (VLD).

Distance:
940
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
940

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