The driving distance from Des Moines International Airport to Columbia, Iowa is:

48 miles / 77 km

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Driving distance from DSM to Columbia, IA

The total driving distance from DSM to Columbia, IA is 48 miles or 77 kilometers.

Your trip begins at Des Moines International Airport in Des Moines, Iowa. It ends in Columbia, Iowa.

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Des Moines International Airport

IATA: DSM
ICAO: KDSM
FAA: DSM
City: Des Moines
State: Iowa
Zip code: 50321
Country: United States
Category: airports

Columbia, Iowa

City: Columbia
State: Iowa
Country: United States
Category: cities

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