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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Fort Hood, TX (GRK)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Fort Hood (Des Moines International Airport – Killeen–Fort Hood Regional Airport) is 758 miles / 1220 kilometers / 659 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Fort Hood (GRK) is 854 miles / 1375 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 57 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Fort Hood.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Killeen–Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK).

How far is Fort Hood from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 757.955 miles
  • 1219.810 kilometers
  • 658.645 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
  • 759.215 miles
  • 1221.838 kilometers
  • 659.740 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Killeen–Fort Hood Regional Airport
City: Fort Hood, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GRK
ICAO Code: KGRK
Coordinates: 31°4′1″N, 97°49′44″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Fort Hood.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Fort Hood, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 131 kg (288 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Fort Hood (GRK).

Distance:
758
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
758

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