Map of flight path and driving directions from Fargo to Des Moines.
Shortest flight path between Hector International Airport (FAR) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).
How far is Des Moines from Fargo?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Fargo and Des Moines. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 403.427 miles
- 649.253 kilometers
- 350.569 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
- 403.503 miles
- 649.376 kilometers
- 350.635 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Fargo and Des Moines.
Des Moines, IA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 84 kg (186 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Fargo (FAR) → Des Moines (DSM).