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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Lopez, WA (LPS)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Lopez (Des Moines International Airport – Lopez Island Airport) is 1501 miles / 2416 kilometers / 1305 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Lopez (LPS) is 1911 miles / 3076 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 42 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Lopez.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Lopez Island Airport (LPS).

How far is Lopez from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1501.382 miles
  • 2416.239 kilometers
  • 1304.665 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
  • 1497.713 miles
  • 2410.335 kilometers
  • 1301.477 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Lopez Island Airport
City: Lopez, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LPS
ICAO Code: S31
Coordinates: 48°29′2″N, 122°56′16″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Lopez is 2 hours. Lopez is 2 hours behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Lopez, WA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 180 kg (396 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Lopez (LPS).

Distance:
1501
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1501

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