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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Santa Ana, CA (SNA)

Distance from Des Moines to Santa Ana (Des Moines International Airport – John Wayne Airport) is 1428 miles / 2299 kilometers / 1241 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to John Wayne Airport (SNA) is 3 hours 12 minutes.

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.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 168 kg (371 pounds).

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 John Wayne Airport
City: Santa Ana, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SNA
ICAO Code: KSNA
Coordinates: 33°40′32″N, 117°52′4″W

Des Moines to Santa Ana flight path

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and John Wayne Airport (SNA).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Santa Ana (SNA).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1428

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