# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and St Michael, AK (SMK)

Flight distance from Des Moines to St Michael (Des Moines International Airport – St. Michael Airport) is 3066 miles / 4935 kilometers / 2665 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to St Michael (SMK) is 4189 miles / 6741 kilometers and travel time by car is about 146 hours 7 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and St. Michael Airport (SMK).

## How far is St Michael from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3066.404 miles
• 4934.899 kilometers
• 2664.632 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
• 3058.573 miles
• 4922.295 kilometers
• 2657.827 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 St. Michael Airport
City: St Michael, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: SMK
ICAO Code: PAMK
Coordinates: 63°29′24″N, 162°6′36″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 342 kg (754 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → St Michael (SMK).

Distance:
3066
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3066

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