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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Manhattan, KS (MHK)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Manhattan (Des Moines International Airport – Manhattan Regional Airport) is 229 miles / 369 kilometers / 199 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Manhattan (MHK) is 316 miles / 509 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 26 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK).

How far is Manhattan from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 229.056 miles
  • 368.629 kilometers
  • 199.044 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
  • 228.944 miles
  • 368.450 kilometers
  • 198.947 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 Manhattan Regional Airport
City: Manhattan, KS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MHK
ICAO Code: KMHK
Coordinates: 39°8′27″N, 96°40′14″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Manhattan.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Manhattan, KS

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 59 kg (129 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Manhattan (MHK).

Distance:
229
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
229

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