# Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Flight distance from New York to Des Moines (New York LaGuardia Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 1031 miles / 1660 kilometers / 896 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 27 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Des Moines (DSM) is 1122 miles / 1805 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 33 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Des Moines.

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

## How far is Des Moines from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1031.257 miles
• 1659.647 kilometers
• 896.138 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
• 1028.620 miles
• 1655.403 kilometers
• 893.846 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 LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

B Des Moines International Airport
City: Des Moines, IA
Country: 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 New York and Des Moines is 1 hour. Des Moines is 1 hour behind New York.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 153 kg (337 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Des Moines (DSM).

Distance:
1031
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1031

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