# How far is Honolulu, HI, from Des Moines, IA?

The distance between Des Moines (Des Moines International Airport) and Honolulu (Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport) is 3947 miles / 6353 kilometers / 3430 nautical miles.

3947
Miles
6353
Kilometers
3430
Nautical miles
7 h 58 min
450 kg

## Distance from Des Moines to Honolulu

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Des Moines to Honolulu. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Des Moines to Honolulu?

The estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport to Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is 7 hours and 58 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL)

On average, flying from Des Moines to Honolulu generates about 450 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 450 kilograms equals 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

See the map of the 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
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
IATA Code: HNL
ICAO Code: PHNL
Coordinates: 21°19′7″N, 157°55′19″W