Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Flint.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Bishop International Airport (FNT).
How far is Flint from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Flint. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 517.843 miles
- 833.388 kilometers
- 449.994 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
- 516.551 miles
- 831.308 kilometers
- 448.871 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Des Moines and Flint is 1 hour. Flint is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 101 kg (223 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Flint (FNT).