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Distance between Syracuse, NY (SYR) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Flight distance from Syracuse to Des Moines (Syracuse Hancock International Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 904 miles / 1455 kilometers / 786 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 12 minutes.

Driving distance from Syracuse (SYR) to Des Moines (DSM) is 1001 miles / 1611 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 46 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Syracuse to Des Moines.

Shortest flight path between Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

How far is Des Moines from Syracuse?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 904.139 miles
  • 1455.071 kilometers
  • 785.676 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
  • 901.806 miles
  • 1451.316 kilometers
  • 783.648 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 Syracuse Hancock International Airport
City: Syracuse, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SYR
ICAO Code: KSYR
Coordinates: 43°6′40″N, 76°6′22″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

The time difference between Syracuse and Des Moines is 1 hour. Des Moines is 1 hour behind Syracuse.

Time Difference

Syracuse, NY

 EST

Des Moines, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 144 kg (317 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Syracuse (SYR) → Des Moines (DSM).

Distance:
904
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
904

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