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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Sierra Vista, AZ (FHU)

Distance from Des Moines to Sierra Vista (Des Moines International Airport – Sierra Vista Municipal Airport) is 1150 miles / 1851 kilometers / 1000 nautical miles.

How far is Sierra Vista from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1150.367 miles
  • 1851.336 kilometers
  • 999.641 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
  • 1149.491 miles
  • 1849.926 kilometers
  • 998.880 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 Sierra Vista Municipal Airport (FHU) is 2 hours 40 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Sierra Vista is 1 hour. Sierra Vista is 1 hour behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

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Sierra Vista

Des Moines, IA

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Sierra Vista, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (351 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 Sierra Vista Municipal Airport
City: Sierra Vista, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FHU
ICAO Code: KFHU
Coordinates: 31°35′18″N, 110°20′38″W

Map

Des Moines to Sierra Vista flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Sierra Vista (FHU).

Elite level bonus (%):
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Air miles:
1150
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1150

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