Air Miles Calculator

Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Haines, AK (HNS)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Haines (Des Moines International Airport – Haines Airport) is 2164 miles / 3483 kilometers / 1880 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Haines (HNS) is 2854 miles / 4593 kilometers and travel time by car is about 51 hours 34 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Haines Airport (HNS).

How far is Haines from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2163.978 miles
  • 3482.585 kilometers
  • 1880.446 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
  • 2159.220 miles
  • 3474.928 kilometers
  • 1876.311 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 Haines Airport
City: Haines, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HNS
ICAO Code: PAHN
Coordinates: 59°14′37″N, 135°31′26″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Haines, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 236 kg (521 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Haines (HNS).

Distance:
2164
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2164

Round trip?