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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Muskegon, MI (MKG)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Muskegon (Des Moines International Airport – Muskegon County Airport) is 396 miles / 638 kilometers / 344 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Muskegon (MKG) is 502 miles / 808 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Muskegon County Airport (MKG).

How far is Muskegon from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 396.378 miles
  • 637.909 kilometers
  • 344.443 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
  • 395.451 miles
  • 636.417 kilometers
  • 343.638 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 Muskegon County Airport
City: Muskegon, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MKG
ICAO Code: KMKG
Coordinates: 43°10′10″N, 86°14′17″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Muskegon is 1 hour. Muskegon is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Muskegon, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 83 kg (184 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Muskegon (MKG).

Distance:
396
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
396

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