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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 23 minutes.

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).

How far is Des Moines from Sioux City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Sioux City and Des Moines. 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).

Airport information


A 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

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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Sioux City, IA

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Des Moines, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 47 kg (105 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sioux City (SUX) → Des Moines (DSM).

Distance:
152
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
152

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