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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Alamosa, CO (ALS)

Distance from Des Moines to Alamosa (Des Moines International Airport – San Luis Valley Regional Airport) is 710 miles / 1143 kilometers / 617 nautical miles.

How far is Alamosa from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 710.202 miles
  • 1142.960 kilometers
  • 617.149 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
  • 708.900 miles
  • 1140.864 kilometers
  • 616.017 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 San Luis Valley Regional Airport (ALS) is 1 hour 50 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Alamosa is 1 hour. Alamosa is 1 hour behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

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Des Moines, IA

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Alamosa, CO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 126 kg (277 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 San Luis Valley Regional Airport
City: Alamosa, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ALS
ICAO Code: KALS
Coordinates: 37°26′5″N, 105°52′1″W

Map

Des Moines to Alamosa flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Alamosa (ALS).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
710

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