Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Hughes.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Hughes Airport (Alaska) (HUS).
How far is Hughes from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Hughes. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2836.902 miles
- 4565.551 kilometers
- 2465.200 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
- 2830.131 miles
- 4554.654 kilometers
- 2459.317 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Des Moines and Hughes is 3 hours. Hughes is 3 hours behind Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 315 kg (694 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Hughes (HUS).