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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Garden City, KS (GCK)

Distance from Des Moines to Garden City (Des Moines International Airport – Garden City Regional Airport) is 451 miles / 725 kilometers / 392 nautical miles.

How far is Garden City from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 450.737 miles
  • 725.391 kilometers
  • 391.680 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
  • 450.164 miles
  • 724.469 kilometers
  • 391.182 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 Garden City Regional Airport (GCK) is 1 hour 21 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Garden City.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 92 kg (202 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 Garden City Regional Airport
City: Garden City, KS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GCK
ICAO Code: KGCK
Coordinates: 37°55′39″N, 100°43′26″W

Des Moines to Garden City flight path

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Garden City Regional Airport (GCK).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Garden City (GCK).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
451

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