# 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
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
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.

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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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