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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Grayling, AK

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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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