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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Nantucket, MA (ACK)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Nantucket (Des Moines International Airport – Nantucket Memorial Airport) is 1223 miles / 1968 kilometers / 1063 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Nantucket (ACK) is 1392 miles / 2240 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 35 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Nantucket.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK).

How far is Nantucket from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Nantucket. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1222.896 miles
  • 1968.060 kilometers
  • 1062.667 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 1219.742 miles
  • 1962.984 kilometers
  • 1059.926 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Des Moines International Airport
City: Des Moines, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Nantucket Memorial Airport
City: Nantucket, MA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ACK
ICAO Code: KACK
Coordinates: 41°15′11″N, 70°3′36″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Nantucket is 1 hour. Nantucket is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Nantucket, MA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (358 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Nantucket (ACK).

Distance:
1223
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1223

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