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Distance between Newark, NJ (EWR) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Flight distance from Newark to Des Moines (New York Newark Liberty International Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 1017 miles / 1637 kilometers / 884 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Newark (EWR) to Des Moines (DSM) is 1107 miles / 1781 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 17 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

How far is Des Moines from Newark?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1016.899 miles
  • 1636.541 kilometers
  • 883.661 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
  • 1014.305 miles
  • 1632.365 kilometers
  • 881.407 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 New York Newark Liberty International Airport
City: Newark, NJ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: EWR
ICAO Code: KEWR
Coordinates: 40°41′33″N, 74°10′7″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Newark and Des Moines is 1 hour. Des Moines is 1 hour behind Newark.

Time Difference

Newark, NJ

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Des Moines, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 152 kg (335 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Newark (EWR) → Des Moines (DSM).

Distance:
1017
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1017

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