# Distance between Palm Springs, CA (PSP) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Flight distance from Palm Springs to Des Moines (Palm Springs International Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 1355 miles / 2180 kilometers / 1177 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Palm Springs (PSP) to Des Moines (DSM) is 1696 miles / 2730 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 40 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Palm Springs to Des Moines.

Shortest flight path between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

## How far is Des Moines from Palm Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1354.867 miles
• 2180.446 kilometers
• 1177.347 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
• 1352.540 miles
• 2176.702 kilometers
• 1175.325 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 Palm Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″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 Palm Springs and Des Moines is 2 hours. Des Moines is 2 hours ahead of Palm Springs.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 170 kg (376 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Palm Springs (PSP) → Des Moines (DSM).

Distance:
1355
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1355

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