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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

St Michael, AK

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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:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3066

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