# 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
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
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.

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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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