How far is Cherokee from West Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Cherokee and West Des Moines is 124.26 miles (199.99 km).

Flight distance from Cherokee, IA to West Des Moines, IA is 124.26 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 20 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 18 minutes to travel from Cherokee to West Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Cherokee, Iowa to West Des Moines, Iowa is: 170.16 miles (273.84 km) by car.

Driving from Cherokee to West Des Moines will take approximately 02 hours 55 minutes.

#1 Cherokee

Native American people indigenous to the Southeastern United States

Population 4841
GPS Coordinates 42°44'58"N 95°33'6"W
Latitude 42.7494300
Longitude -95.5516700
Altitude 364
Country United States
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#2 West Des Moines

City in Polk County, Iowa, United States

Population 69057
GPS Coordinates 41°34'38"N 93°42'41"W
Latitude 41.5772100
Longitude -93.7113300
Altitude 252
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Cherokee and West Des Moines

The distance between Cherokee and West Des Moines is 274 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 02 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Cherokee and West Des Moines. The current time is 15:32:34.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 05 hours 40 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 15 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 24 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 50 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 25 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 16 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 07 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 22.73 liters (6 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Cherokee and West Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Cherokee to West Des Moines is $24.63 (diesel $29.12).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 26, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Cherokee and West Des Moines (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

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