How far is Des Moines from Rochester?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Rochester and Des Moines. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 174.247 miles
- 280.424 kilometers
- 151.417 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
- 174.344 miles
- 280.579 kilometers
- 151.500 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).
Estimated flight time from Rochester International Airport (RST) to Des Moines International Airport (DSM) is 49 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Rochester and Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 49 kg (108 pounds).
Rochester to Des Moines flight path
Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Rochester (RST) → Des Moines (DSM).