Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Anchorage.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC).
How far is Anchorage from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Anchorage. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2676.939 miles
- 4308.115 kilometers
- 2326.196 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
- 2670.405 miles
- 4297.600 kilometers
- 2320.518 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).
|A||Des Moines International Airport|
|City:||Des Moines, IA|
|B||Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport|
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Des Moines and Anchorage is 3 hours. Anchorage is 3 hours behind Des Moines.
Des Moines, IA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 296 kg (652 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Anchorage (ANC).