# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Sitka, AK (SIT)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Sitka (Des Moines International Airport – Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport) is 2122 miles / 3415 kilometers / 1844 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Sitka (SIT) is 3004 miles / 4834 kilometers and travel time by car is about 66 hours 38 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (SIT).

## How far is Sitka from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2121.687 miles
• 3414.524 kilometers
• 1843.695 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
• 2116.834 miles
• 3406.715 kilometers
• 1839.479 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
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport
City: Sitka, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: SIT
ICAO Code: PASI
Coordinates: 57°2′49″N, 135°21′43″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 231 kg (510 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Sitka (SIT).

Distance:
2122
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2122

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