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Distance between Lewiston, ID (LWS) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Distance from Lewiston to Des Moines (Lewiston–Nez Perce County Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 1207 miles / 1942 kilometers / 1049 nautical miles.

How far is Des Moines from Lewiston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1206.671 miles
  • 1941.949 kilometers
  • 1048.569 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
  • 1203.703 miles
  • 1937.172 kilometers
  • 1045.989 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 Lewiston–Nez Perce County Airport (LWS) to Des Moines International Airport (DSM) is 2 hours 47 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lewiston and Des Moines is 2 hours. Des Moines is 2 hours ahead of Lewiston.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (357 pounds).

Airport information


A Lewiston–Nez Perce County Airport
City: Lewiston, ID
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LWS
ICAO Code: KLWS
Coordinates: 46°22′28″N, 117°0′53″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

Lewiston to Des Moines flight path

Shortest flight path between Lewiston–Nez Perce County Airport (LWS) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lewiston (LWS) → Des Moines (DSM).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1207

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