# 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
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Gustavus Airport
City: Gustavus, AK
Country: 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.

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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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