How far is Spirit Lake from Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Spirit Lake and Des Moines is 147.05 miles (236.65 km).

Flight distance from Spirit Lake, IA to Des Moines, IA is 147.05 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 24 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 22 minutes to travel from Spirit Lake to Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Spirit Lake, Iowa to Des Moines, Iowa is: 202.29 miles (325.55 km) by car.

Driving from Spirit Lake to Des Moines will take approximately 03 hours 22 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 Des Moines

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

Population 212312
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 Spirit Lake and Des Moines

The distance between Spirit Lake and Des Moines is 326 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 37 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 Des Moines. The current time is 16:23:20.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 06 hours 44 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 05 hours 03 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 04 hours 02 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 22 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 53 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 41 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 31 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 27.02 liters (7.14 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Spirit Lake and Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Spirit Lake to Des Moines is $23.71 (diesel $26.2).

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 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 Ames, IA to Spirit Lake 167.41 miles (269 km)

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Driving distance from Cedar Rapids, IA to Spirit Lake 257.61 miles (415 km)

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Driving distance from Council Bluffs, IA to Spirit Lake 206.08 miles (332 km)

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Driving distance from Davenport, IA to Spirit Lake 340.72 miles (548 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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Driving distance from Marion, IA to Spirit Lake 258.53 miles (416 km)

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Driving distance from Sioux City, IA to Spirit Lake 110.97 miles (179 km)

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Driving distance from Urbandale, IA to Spirit Lake 186.34 miles (300 km)

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