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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Flint, MI (FNT)

Distance from Des Moines to Flint (Des Moines International Airport – Bishop International Airport) is 518 miles / 833 kilometers / 450 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Bishop International Airport (FNT) is 1 hour 28 minutes.

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.

Time Difference

Des Moines
Flint

Des Moines, IA

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Flint, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 102 kg (224 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 Bishop International Airport
City: Flint, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FNT
ICAO Code: KFNT
Coordinates: 42°57′55″N, 83°44′36″W

Map

Des Moines to Flint flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Flint (FNT).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
518

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