# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Alpena, MI (APN)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Alpena (Des Moines International Airport – Alpena County Regional Airport) is 564 miles / 908 kilometers / 491 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Alpena (APN) is 739 miles / 1189 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 39 minutes.

## 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).

## 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 Alpena County Regional Airport
City: Alpena, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: APN
ICAO Code: KAPN
Coordinates: 45°4′41″N, 83°33′37″W

## 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).

Distance:
564
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
564

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