Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Long Beach.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).
How far is Long Beach from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Long Beach. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1437.785 miles
- 2313.890 kilometers
- 1249.401 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
- 1435.215 miles
- 2309.754 kilometers
- 1247.167 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 Long Beach is 2 hours. Long Beach is 2 hours behind Des Moines.
Des Moines, IA
Long Beach, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 176 kg (387 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Long Beach (LGB).