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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Shungnak, AK (SHG)

Distance from Des Moines to Shungnak (Des Moines International Airport – Shungnak Airport) is 2922 miles / 4702 kilometers / 2539 nautical miles.

How far is Shungnak from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2921.882 miles
  • 4702.313 kilometers
  • 2539.046 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
  • 2914.832 miles
  • 4690.968 kilometers
  • 2532.920 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 Shungnak Airport (SHG) is 6 hours 1 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines
Shungnak

Des Moines, IA

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Shungnak, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 330 kg (727 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 Shungnak Airport
City: Shungnak, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SHG
ICAO Code: PAGH
Coordinates: 66°53′17″N, 157°9′43″W

Map

Des Moines to Shungnak flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Shungnak (SHG).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2922

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