Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Grand Rapids.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR).
How far is Grand Rapids from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Grand Rapids. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 427.739 miles
- 688.379 kilometers
- 371.695 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
- 426.689 miles
- 686.690 kilometers
- 370.783 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
The time difference between Des Moines and Grand Rapids is 1 hour. Grand Rapids is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.
Des Moines, IA
Grand Rapids, MI
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 88 kg (194 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Grand Rapids (GRR).