# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Grayling, AK (KGX)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Grayling (Des Moines International Airport – Grayling Airport) is 3005 miles / 4836 kilometers / 2611 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 11 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Grayling (KGX) is 3932 miles / 6328 kilometers and travel time by car is about 119 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Grayling Airport (KGX).

## How far is Grayling from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3005.177 miles
• 4836.363 kilometers
• 2611.427 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
• 2997.537 miles
• 4824.068 kilometers
• 2604.788 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
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Grayling Airport
City: Grayling, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: KGX
ICAO Code: PAGX
Coordinates: 62°53′42″N, 160°3′58″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 335 kg (738 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Grayling (KGX).

Distance:
3005
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3005

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