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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Holy Cross, AK (HCR)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Holy Cross (Des Moines International Airport – Holy Cross Airport) is 2999 miles / 4826 kilometers / 2606 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Holy Cross (HCR) is 3931 miles / 6327 kilometers and travel time by car is about 119 hours 43 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Holy Cross Airport (HCR).

How far is Holy Cross from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2998.656 miles
  • 4825.869 kilometers
  • 2605.761 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
  • 2990.997 miles
  • 4813.543 kilometers
  • 2599.106 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 Holy Cross Airport
City: Holy Cross, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HCR
ICAO Code: PAHC
Coordinates: 62°11′17″N, 159°46′29″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Holy Cross, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 334 kg (736 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Holy Cross (HCR).

Distance:
2999
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2999

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