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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Grand Island, NE (GRI)

Distance from Des Moines to Grand Island (Des Moines International Airport – Central Nebraska Regional Airport) is 245 miles / 394 kilometers / 213 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI) is 57 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Grand Island.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 59 kg (130 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 Central Nebraska Regional Airport
City: Grand Island, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GRI
ICAO Code: KGRI
Coordinates: 40°58′2″N, 98°18′34″W

Map

Des Moines to Grand Island flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Grand Island (GRI).

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Air miles:
245
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
245

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