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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Valparaiso, FL (VPS)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Valparaiso (Des Moines International Airport – Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport) is 860 miles / 1384 kilometers / 747 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Valparaiso (VPS) is 1066 miles / 1716 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 40 minutes.

Des Moines – Valparaiso

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860
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1384
Kilometers
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747
Nautical miles

How far is Valparaiso from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 859.681 miles
  • 1383.522 kilometers
  • 747.042 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
  • 860.693 miles
  • 1385.151 kilometers
  • 747.922 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 to Valparaiso is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Valparaiso.

Des Moines time to Valparaiso time converter

Time in Des Moines: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Valparaiso: 00:00

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Des Moines, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Des Moines to Valparaiso generates about 140 kg of CO2 per passenger, 140 kilograms is equal to 309 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Valparaiso

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport
City: Valparaiso, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: VPS
ICAO Code: KVPS
Coordinates: 30°28′59″N, 86°31′31″W