Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Alpena.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Alpena County Regional Airport (APN).
How far is Alpena from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Alpena. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 564.499 miles
- 908.473 kilometers
- 490.536 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
- 563.358 miles
- 906.636 kilometers
- 489.544 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Des Moines and Alpena is 1 hour. Alpena is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 108 kg (238 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Alpena (APN).