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Distance between Minneapolis, MN (MSP) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Distance from Minneapolis to Des Moines (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 232 miles / 374 kilometers / 202 nautical miles.

How far is Des Moines from Minneapolis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 232.191 miles
  • 373.675 kilometers
  • 201.768 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
  • 232.389 miles
  • 373.993 kilometers
  • 201.940 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 Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) to Des Moines International Airport (DSM) is 56 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Minneapolis and Des Moines.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 57 kg (126 pounds).

Airport information


A Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
City: Minneapolis, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSP
ICAO Code: KMSP
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N, 93°13′18″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

Minneapolis to Des Moines flight path

Shortest flight path between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Minneapolis (MSP) → Des Moines (DSM).

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Air miles:
232
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
232

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