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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Lihue, HI (LIH)

Distance from Des Moines to Lihue (Des Moines International Airport – Lihue Airport) is 3994 miles / 6428 kilometers / 3471 nautical miles.

How far is Lihue from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3993.984 miles
  • 6427.694 kilometers
  • 3470.677 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
  • 3988.065 miles
  • 6418.169 kilometers
  • 3465.534 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 Lihue Airport (LIH) is 8 hours 3 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Lihue is 4 hours. Lihue is 4 hours behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 462 kg (1 019 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 Lihue Airport
City: Lihue, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LIH
ICAO Code: PHLI
Coordinates: 21°58′33″N, 159°20′20″W

Map

Des Moines to Lihue flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Lihue (LIH).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
3994
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3994

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