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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Arcata, CA (ACV)

Distance from Des Moines to Arcata (Des Moines International Airport – Arcata–Eureka Airport) is 1578 miles / 2539 kilometers / 1371 nautical miles.

How far is Arcata from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1577.727 miles
  • 2539.105 kilometers
  • 1371.007 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
  • 1573.672 miles
  • 2532.580 kilometers
  • 1367.484 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Arcata–Eureka Airport (ACV) is 3 hours 29 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Arcata is 2 hours. Arcata is 2 hours behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 173 kg (381 pounds).

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 Arcata–Eureka Airport
City: Arcata, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ACV
ICAO Code: KACV
Coordinates: 40°58′41″N, 124°6′32″W

Map

Des Moines to Arcata flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Arcata (ACV).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1578

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