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

Distance from New York to Des Moines (LaGuardia Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 1031 miles / 1660 kilometers / 896 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from LaGuardia Airport (LGA) to Des Moines International Airport (DSM) is 2 hours 27 minutes.

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.

Time Difference

New York
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New York, NY

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Des Moines, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 143 kg (315 pounds).

Airport information


A LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

Map

New York to Des Moines flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Des Moines (DSM).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1031

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