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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Akutan, AK (KQA)

Distance from Des Moines to Akutan (Des Moines International Airport – Akutan Seaplane Base) is 3310 miles / 5327 kilometers / 2877 nautical miles.

How far is Akutan from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3310.320 miles
  • 5327.443 kilometers
  • 2876.589 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
  • 3301.306 miles
  • 5312.937 kilometers
  • 2868.757 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 Akutan Seaplane Base (KQA) is 6 hours 46 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines
Akutan

Des Moines, IA

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Akutan, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 377 kg (831 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 Akutan Seaplane Base
City: Akutan, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: KQA
ICAO Code: KQA
Coordinates: 54°7′56″N, 165°47′6″W

Map

Des Moines to Akutan flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Akutan (KQA).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3310

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