# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Kamuela, HI (MUE)

Distance from Des Moines to Kamuela (Des Moines International Airport – Waimea-Kohala Airport) is 3885 miles / 6252 kilometers / 3376 nautical miles.

## How far is Kamuela from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3884.733 miles
• 6251.872 kilometers
• 3375.741 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
• 3879.814 miles
• 6243.956 kilometers
• 3371.466 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 (DSM) to Waimea-Kohala Airport (MUE) is 7 hours 51 minutes.

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Kamuela is 4 hours. Kamuela is 4 hours behind Des Moines.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 448 kg (988 pounds).

## 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 Waimea-Kohala Airport
City: Kamuela, HI
Country: United States
IATA Code: MUE
ICAO Code: PHMU
Coordinates: 20°0′4″N, 155°40′4″W

## Map

Des Moines to Kamuela flight map.

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Kamuela (MUE).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
3885
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3885

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