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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Crescent City, CA (CEC)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Crescent City (Des Moines International Airport – Del Norte County Airport) is 1574 miles / 2533 kilometers / 1368 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 28 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Crescent City (CEC) is 1998 miles / 3215 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 30 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Crescent City.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Del Norte County Airport (CEC).

How far is Crescent City from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1574.072 miles
  • 2533.223 kilometers
  • 1367.831 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
  • 1569.987 miles
  • 2526.650 kilometers
  • 1364.282 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Del Norte County Airport
City: Crescent City, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CEC
ICAO Code: KCEC
Coordinates: 41°46′48″N, 124°14′13″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Crescent City is 2 hours. Crescent City is 2 hours behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Crescent City, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 184 kg (406 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Crescent City (CEC).

Distance:
1574
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1574

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