# Distance between Tucson, AZ (TUS) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Flight distance from Tucson to Des Moines (Tucson International Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 1154 miles / 1857 kilometers / 1003 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Tucson (TUS) to Des Moines (DSM) is 1383 miles / 2225 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 55 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

## How far is Des Moines from Tucson?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1153.731 miles
• 1856.750 kilometers
• 1002.565 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
• 1152.632 miles
• 1854.982 kilometers
• 1001.610 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 Tucson International Airport
City: Tucson, AZ
Country: United States
IATA Code: TUS
ICAO Code: KTUS
Coordinates: 32°6′57″N, 110°56′27″W

B Des Moines International Airport
City: Des Moines, IA
Country: 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 Tucson and Des Moines is 2 hours. Des Moines is 2 hours ahead of Tucson.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (351 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Tucson (TUS) → Des Moines (DSM).

Distance:
1154
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1154

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