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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 47 minutes.

Des Moines – Manhattan

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229
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369
Kilometers
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199
Nautical miles

How far is Manhattan from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport to Manhattan Regional Airport is 56 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Manhattan.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Des Moines to Manhattan generates about 59 kg of CO2 per passenger, 59 kilograms is equal to 129 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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