How far is La Porte City from West Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between La Porte City and West Des Moines is 93.24 miles (150.05 km).

Flight distance from Houston to Atlanta is 93.24 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 14 minutes.

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

Driving distance

The driving distance from La Porte City, Iowa to West Des Moines, Iowa is: 118.79 miles (191.18 km) by car.

Driving from La Porte City to West Des Moines will take approximately 02 hours 02 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 West Des Moines

City in Polk County, Iowa, United States

Population 67899
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 La Porte City and West Des Moines

The distance between La Porte City and West Des Moines is 191 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 07 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 West Des Moines. The current time is 11:21:52.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 03 hours 57 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 02 hours 58 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 22 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 58 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 41 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 35 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 28 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 15.87 liters (4.19 gallon) of gas to cover the route between La Porte City and West Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from La Porte City to West Des Moines is $12.86 (diesel $13.77).

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 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.

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 Des Moines, IA to La Porte City 111.98 miles (180 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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