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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Lansing, MI (LAN)

Distance from Des Moines to Lansing (Des Moines International Airport – Capital Region International Airport) is 474 miles / 762 kilometers / 412 nautical miles.

How far is Lansing from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 473.685 miles
  • 762.322 kilometers
  • 411.621 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
  • 472.500 miles
  • 760.414 kilometers
  • 410.591 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 Capital Region International Airport (LAN) is 1 hour 23 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Lansing is 1 hour. Lansing is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

Time Difference

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Des Moines, IA

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Lansing, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 95 kg (210 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 Capital Region International Airport
City: Lansing, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAN
ICAO Code: KLAN
Coordinates: 42°46′43″N, 84°35′14″W

Map

Des Moines to Lansing flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Lansing (LAN).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
474

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