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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Kotzebue, AK (OTZ)

Distance from Des Moines to Kotzebue (Des Moines International Airport – Ralph Wien Memorial Airport) is 3070 miles / 4940 kilometers / 2668 nautical miles.

How far is Kotzebue from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3069.836 miles
  • 4940.422 kilometers
  • 2667.614 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
  • 3062.198 miles
  • 4928.130 kilometers
  • 2660.978 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 Ralph Wien Memorial Airport (OTZ) is 6 hours 18 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Kotzebue is 3 hours. Kotzebue is 3 hours behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines
Kotzebue

Des Moines, IA

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Kotzebue, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 348 kg (767 pounds).

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 Ralph Wien Memorial Airport
City: Kotzebue, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OTZ
ICAO Code: PAOT
Coordinates: 66°53′4″N, 162°35′56″W

Map

Des Moines to Kotzebue flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Kotzebue (OTZ).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3070

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