# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Cordova, AK (CDV)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Cordova (Des Moines International Airport – Merle K. (Mudhole) Smith Airport) is 2520 miles / 4056 kilometers / 2190 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Cordova (CDV) is 3516 miles / 5659 kilometers and travel time by car is about 66 hours 31 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Merle K. (Mudhole) Smith Airport (CDV).

## How far is Cordova from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2520.368 miles
• 4056.139 kilometers
• 2190.140 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
• 2514.367 miles
• 4046.481 kilometers
• 2184.925 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 Merle K. (Mudhole) Smith Airport
City: Cordova, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: CDV
ICAO Code: PACV
Coordinates: 60°29′30″N, 145°28′40″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Cordova is 3 hours. Cordova is 3 hours behind Des Moines.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 278 kg (612 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Cordova (CDV).

Distance:
2520
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2520

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