# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Akron, OH (CAK)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Akron (Des Moines International Airport – Akron–Canton Airport) is 638 miles / 1026 kilometers / 554 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Akron (CAK) is 702 miles / 1129 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 16 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Akron.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Akron–Canton Airport (CAK).

## How far is Akron from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 637.612 miles
• 1026.138 kilometers
• 554.070 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
• 635.984 miles
• 1023.517 kilometers
• 552.655 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 Akron–Canton Airport
City: Akron, OH
Country: United States
IATA Code: CAK
ICAO Code: KCAK
Coordinates: 40°54′57″N, 81°26′31″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Akron is 1 hour. Akron is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 117 kg (259 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Akron (CAK).

Distance:
638
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
638

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