How far is Spirit Lake from West Des Moines?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Spirit Lake and West Des Moines is 145.84 miles (234.7 km).

Flight distance from Spirit Lake, IA to West Des Moines, IA is 145.84 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 23 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 20 minutes to travel from Spirit Lake to West Des Moines with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Spirit Lake, Iowa to West Des Moines, Iowa is: 190.89 miles (307.21 km) by car.

Driving from Spirit Lake to West Des Moines will take approximately 03 hours 26 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 West Des Moines

City in Polk County, Iowa, United States

Population 69057
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 Spirit Lake and West Des Moines

The distance between Spirit Lake and West Des Moines is 307 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 03 hours 24 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 West Des Moines. The current time is 15:40:04.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 06 hours 21 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 04 hours 46 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 03 hours 49 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 03 hours 10 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 02 hours 43 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 02 hours 32 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 02 hours 22 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 25.5 liters (6.74 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Spirit Lake and West Des Moines.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Spirit Lake to West Des Moines is $22.79 (diesel $25.01).

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 $3.383 (Diesel $3.713) /gallon. Last changed prices on October 28, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Spirit Lake 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.

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