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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Kona, HI (KOA)

Distance from Des Moines to Kona (Des Moines International Airport – Kona International Airport) is 3915 miles / 6301 kilometers / 3402 nautical miles.

How far is Kona from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3915.245 miles
  • 6300.976 kilometers
  • 3402.255 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
  • 3910.344 miles
  • 6293.088 kilometers
  • 3397.996 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Kona International Airport (KOA) is 7 hours 54 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Kona is 5 hours. Kona is 5 hours behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines
Kona

Des Moines, IA

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Kona, HI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 452 kg (997 pounds).

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 Kona International Airport
City: Kona, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: KOA
ICAO Code: PHKO
Coordinates: 19°44′19″N, 156°2′45″W

Des Moines to Kona flight path

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Kona International Airport (KOA).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Kona (KOA).

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Air miles:
3915
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3915

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