Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Grand Junction, CO (GJT)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Grand Junction (Des Moines International Airport – Grand Junction Regional Airport) is 801 miles / 1290 kilometers / 696 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Grand Junction (GJT) is 912 miles / 1468 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 5 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Grand Junction.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT).

How far is Grand Junction from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 801.267 miles
• 1289.515 kilometers
• 696.282 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
• 799.385 miles
• 1286.485 kilometers
• 694.646 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).

Airport information

A Des Moines International Airport
City: Des Moines, IA
Country: United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Grand Junction Regional Airport
City: Grand Junction, CO
Country: United States
IATA Code: GJT
ICAO Code: KGJT
Coordinates: 39°7′20″N, 108°31′37″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Grand Junction is 1 hour. Grand Junction is 1 hour behind Des Moines.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 135 kg (298 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Grand Junction (GJT).

Distance:
801
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
801

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