# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Kalskag, AK (KLG)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Kalskag (Des Moines International Airport – Kalskag Airport) is 3020 miles / 4861 kilometers / 2625 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 13 minutes.

## Map of flight path from Des Moines to Kalskag.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Kalskag Airport (KLG).

## How far is Kalskag from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3020.339 miles
• 4860.765 kilometers
• 2624.603 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
• 3012.562 miles
• 4848.249 kilometers
• 2617.845 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 Kalskag Airport
City: Kalskag, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: KLG
ICAO Code: PALG
Coordinates: 61°32′10″N, 160°20′27″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 337 kg (742 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Kalskag (KLG).

Distance:
3020
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3020

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