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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

Distance from Des Moines to Grand Rapids (Des Moines International Airport – Gerald R. Ford International Airport) is 428 miles / 688 kilometers / 372 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) is 1 hour 18 minutes.

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.

Time Difference

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Des Moines, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 88 kg (194 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 Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City: Grand Rapids, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GRR
ICAO Code: KGRR
Coordinates: 42°52′50″N, 85°31′22″W

Map

Des Moines to Grand Rapids flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Grand Rapids (GRR).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
428

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