# 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
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
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.

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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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