Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Des Moines.
Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).
How far is Des Moines from Lafayette?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Lafayette and Des Moines. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 786.660 miles
- 1266.006 kilometers
- 683.589 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
- 788.293 miles
- 1268.635 kilometers
- 685.008 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 Lafayette and Des Moines.
Des Moines, IA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 134 kg (294 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Lafayette (LFT) → Des Moines (DSM).