Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Oakland.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).
How far is Oakland from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Oakland. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1538.797 miles
- 2476.454 kilometers
- 1337.178 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
- 1535.164 miles
- 2470.607 kilometers
- 1334.021 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 Oakland is 2 hours. Oakland is 2 hours behind Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 182 kg (401 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Oakland (OAK).