Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Lansing.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Capital Region International Airport (LAN).
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).
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.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 95 kg (209 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Lansing (LAN).