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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 19 hours 25 minutes.

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).

How far is Valparaiso from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Valparaiso. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Valparaiso.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 140 kg (309 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Valparaiso (VPS).

Distance:
860
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
860

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