Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Grand Island.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI).
How far is Grand Island from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Grand Island. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 245.098 miles
- 394.447 kilometers
- 212.984 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
- 244.491 miles
- 393.471 kilometers
- 212.457 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
There is no time difference between Des Moines and Grand Island.
Des Moines, IA
Grand Island, NE
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 61 kg (135 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Grand Island (GRI).