How far is Elk Run Heights from Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Elk Run Heights and Des Moines is 91.66 miles (147.51 km).

Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 91.66 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 13 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 12 minutes to travel from Elk Run Heights to Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Elk Run Heights, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa is: 115.21 miles (185.41 km) by car.

Driving from Elk Run Heights to Des Moines will take approximately 01 hours 59 minutes.

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#1 Elk Run Heights

City in Black Hawk County, Iowa, United States of America

Population 1144
GPS Coordinates 42°28'1"N 92°15'24"W
Latitude 42.4669300
Longitude -92.2565700
Altitude 259
Country United States
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#2 Des Moines

City in and county seat of Polk County, Iowa, United States, and Iowa federated state capital city

Population 214237
GPS Coordinates 41°36'2"N 93°36'33"W
Latitude 41.6005400
Longitude -93.6091100
Altitude 266
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Elk Run Heights and Des Moines

The distance between Elk Run Heights and Des Moines is 185 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 03 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 Elk Run Heights and Des Moines. The current time is 11:00:56.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 03 hours 50 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 02 hours 52 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 18 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 55 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 38 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 32 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 26 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 15.39 liters (4.07 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Elk Run Heights and Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Elk Run Heights to Des Moines is $12.48 (diesel $13.36).

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 $3.069 (Diesel $3.286) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 20, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

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

Distance to Other Cities

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Driving distance from Ankeny, IA to Elk Run Heights 109.35 miles (176 km)

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Driving distance from Davenport, IA to Elk Run Heights 131.11 miles (211 km)

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Driving distance from Indiana, IA to Elk Run Heights 129.86 miles (209 km)

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Driving distance from Iowa City, IA to Elk Run Heights 76.79 miles (124 km)

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