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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Honolulu, HI (HNL)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Honolulu (Des Moines International Airport – Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport) is 3947 miles / 6353 kilometers / 3430 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 58 minutes.

Des Moines – Honolulu

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3947
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6353
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3430
Nautical miles

How far is Honolulu from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3947.290 miles
  • 6352.547 kilometers
  • 3430.101 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
  • 3941.722 miles
  • 6343.586 kilometers
  • 3425.263 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 to Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is 7 hours 58 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Des Moines and Honolulu is 4 hours. Honolulu is 4 hours behind Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Des Moines to Honolulu generates about 450 kg of CO2 per passenger, 450 kilograms is equal to 992 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Des Moines to Honolulu

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport
City: Honolulu, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HNL
ICAO Code: PHNL
Coordinates: 21°19′7″N, 157°55′19″W