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

Distance from Des Moines to Long Beach (Des Moines International Airport – Long Beach Airport) is 1438 miles / 2314 kilometers / 1249 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Long Beach Airport (LGB) is 3 hours 13 minutes.

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.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 168 kg (371 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 Long Beach Airport
City: Long Beach, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGB
ICAO Code: KLGB
Coordinates: 33°49′3″N, 118°9′7″W

Map

Des Moines to Long Beach flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Long Beach (LGB).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1438

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