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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Gustavus, AK (GST)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Gustavus (Des Moines International Airport – Gustavus Airport) is 2156 miles / 3469 kilometers / 1873 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Gustavus (GST) is 2917 miles / 4695 kilometers and travel time by car is about 61 hours 50 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Gustavus Airport (GST).

How far is Gustavus from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2155.819 miles
  • 3469.454 kilometers
  • 1873.355 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
  • 2150.996 miles
  • 3461.692 kilometers
  • 1869.164 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 Gustavus Airport
City: Gustavus, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GST
ICAO Code: PAGS
Coordinates: 58°25′31″N, 135°42′25″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Gustavus is 3 hours. Gustavus is 3 hours behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Gustavus, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 235 kg (519 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Gustavus (GST).

Distance:
2156
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2156

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