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Distance between Sioux City, IA (SUX) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Flight distance from Sioux City to Des Moines (Sioux Gateway Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 152 miles / 245 kilometers / 132 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Sioux City (SUX) to Des Moines (DSM) is 194 miles / 312 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 36 minutes.

Sioux City – Des Moines

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152
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245
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132
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How far is Des Moines from Sioux City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 152.437 miles
  • 245.324 kilometers
  • 132.464 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
  • 152.126 miles
  • 244.824 kilometers
  • 132.194 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 Sioux City to Des Moines is 47 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Sioux City and Des Moines.

Sioux City time to Des Moines time converter

Time in Sioux City: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Des Moines: 00:00

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Sioux City to Des Moines generates about 47 kg of CO2 per passenger, 47 kilograms is equal to 105 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Sioux City to Des Moines

Shortest flight path between Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

Airport information

Origin Sioux Gateway Airport
City: Sioux City, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SUX
ICAO Code: KSUX
Coordinates: 42°24′9″N, 96°23′3″W
Destination 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