# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Long Beach, CA (LGB)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Long Beach (Des Moines International Airport – Long Beach Airport) is 1438 miles / 2314 kilometers / 1249 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Long Beach (LGB) is 1695 miles / 2728 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 40 minutes.

## 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).

## Airport information

A Des Moines International Airport
City: Des Moines, IA
Country: United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Long Beach Airport
City: Long Beach, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LGB
ICAO Code: KLGB
Coordinates: 33°49′3″N, 118°9′7″W

## 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.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 176 kg (387 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Long Beach (LGB).

Distance:
1438
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1438

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