Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Saginaw.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Saginaw MBS International Airport (MBS).
How far is Saginaw from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Saginaw. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 507.975 miles
- 817.506 kilometers
- 441.418 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
- 506.768 miles
- 815.563 kilometers
- 440.369 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Des Moines and Saginaw is 1 hour. Saginaw is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 100 kg (220 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Saginaw (MBS).