How far is La Porte City from Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between La Porte City and Des Moines is 87.96 miles (141.56 km).

Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 87.96 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 13 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 12 minutes to travel from La Porte City to Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from La Porte City, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa is: 111.98 miles (180.21 km) by car.

Driving from La Porte City to Des Moines will take approximately 01 hours 54 minutes.

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#1 La Porte City

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

Population 2240
GPS Coordinates 42°18'54"N 92°11'32"W
Latitude 42.3149900
Longitude -92.1921300
Altitude 253
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 La Porte City and Des Moines

The distance between La Porte City and Des Moines is 180 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 00 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 La Porte City and Des Moines. The current time is 10:56:02.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 03 hours 43 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 02 hours 47 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 14 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 51 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 35 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 29 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 23 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 14.96 liters (3.95 gallon) of gas to cover the route between La Porte City and Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from La Porte City to Des Moines is $12.13 (diesel $12.98).

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 La Porte City 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 La Porte City 106.12 miles (171 km)

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Driving distance from Davenport, IA to La Porte City 125.51 miles (202 km)

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Driving distance from Indiana, IA to La Porte City 120.83 miles (194 km)

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Driving distance from Iowa City, IA to La Porte City 71.2 miles (115 km)

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Driving distance from Sioux City, IA to La Porte City 224.68 miles (362 km)

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