How far is Grand Forks from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Grand Forks. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 475.389 miles
- 765.064 kilometers
- 413.102 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
- 475.469 miles
- 765.194 kilometers
- 413.172 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).
Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Grand Forks International Airport (GFK) is 1 hour 24 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Des Moines and Grand Forks.
Des Moines, IA
Grand Forks, ND
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 95 kg (210 pounds).
Des Moines to Grand Forks flight path
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Grand Forks International Airport (GFK).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Grand Forks (GFK).