How far is Spirit Lake from Ames?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Spirit Lake and Ames is 121.86 miles (196.11 km).

Flight distance from Spirit Lake, IA to Ames, IA is 121.86 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 20 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 18 minutes to travel from Spirit Lake to Ames with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Spirit Lake, Iowa to Ames, Iowa is: 167.41 miles (269.42 km) by car.

Driving from Spirit Lake to Ames will take approximately 02 hours 57 minutes.

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#1 Spirit Lake

City in Dickinson County, Iowa, United States

Population 5251
GPS Coordinates 43°25'20"N 95°6'8"W
Latitude 43.4221800
Longitude -95.1022200
Altitude 449
Country United States
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#2 Ames

City in Iowa, United States

Population 67033
GPS Coordinates 42°2'5"N 93°37'12"W
Latitude 42.0347100
Longitude -93.6199400
Altitude 287
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Spirit Lake and Ames

The distance between Spirit Lake and Ames is 269 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 59 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 Spirit Lake and Ames. The current time is 15:13:15.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 05 hours 34 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 11 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 20 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 02 hours 47 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 23 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 13 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 05 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 22.36 liters (5.91 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Spirit Lake and Ames.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Spirit Lake to Ames is $19.62 (diesel $21.69).

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 $3.322 (Diesel $3.671) /gallon. Last changed prices on October 21, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Spirit Lake and Ames (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 Davenport, IA to Spirit Lake 340.72 miles (548 km)

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Driving distance from Des Moines, IA to Spirit Lake 202.29 miles (326 km)

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Driving distance from Dubuque, IA to Spirit Lake 295.66 miles (476 km)

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Driving distance from Indiana, IA to Spirit Lake 249.24 miles (401 km)

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Driving distance from Iowa City, IA to Spirit Lake 286.41 miles (461 km)

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