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).
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.
Palm Springs, CA
Des Moines, IA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 170 kg (376 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Palm Springs (PSP) → Des Moines (DSM).