# 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
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

City: Saranac Lake, NY
Country: 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.

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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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