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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Sault Ste Marie, MI (CIU)

Distance from Des Moines to Sault Ste Marie (Des Moines International Airport – Chippewa County International Airport) is 562 miles / 905 kilometers / 488 nautical miles.

How far is Sault Ste Marie from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 562.089 miles
  • 904.595 kilometers
  • 488.442 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
  • 561.217 miles
  • 903.191 kilometers
  • 487.684 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Chippewa County International Airport (CIU) is 1 hour 33 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Sault Ste Marie is 1 hour. Sault Ste Marie is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines
Sault Ste Marie

Des Moines, IA

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Sault Ste Marie, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 108 kg (237 pounds).

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 Chippewa County International Airport
City: Sault Ste Marie, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CIU
ICAO Code: KCIU
Coordinates: 46°15′2″N, 84°28′20″W

Map

Des Moines to Sault Ste Marie flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Sault Ste Marie (CIU).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
562

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