Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Santa Ana.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA).
How far is Santa Ana from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Santa Ana. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1428.262 miles
- 2298.565 kilometers
- 1241.126 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
- 1425.759 miles
- 2294.536 kilometers
- 1238.950 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Des Moines and Santa Ana is 2 hours. Santa Ana is 2 hours behind Des Moines.
Des Moines, IA
Santa Ana, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 175 kg (386 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Santa Ana (SNA).