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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Saranac Lake, NY (SLK)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Saranac Lake (Des Moines International Airport – Adirondack Regional Airport) is 1003 miles / 1615 kilometers / 872 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 23 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Saranac Lake (SLK) is 1155 miles / 1858 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 30 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Saranac Lake.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Adirondack Regional Airport (SLK).

How far is Saranac Lake from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1003.384 miles
  • 1614.790 kilometers
  • 871.917 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
  • 1000.843 miles
  • 1610.701 kilometers
  • 869.709 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Adirondack Regional Airport
City: Saranac Lake, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SLK
ICAO Code: KSLK
Coordinates: 44°23′7″N, 74°12′22″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Saranac Lake is 1 hour. Saranac Lake is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Saranac Lake, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 151 kg (333 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Saranac Lake (SLK).

Distance:
1003
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1003

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