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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Takotna, AK (TCT)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Takotna (Des Moines International Airport – Takotna Airport) is 2878 miles / 4631 kilometers / 2501 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Takotna (TCT) is 3564 miles / 5735 kilometers and travel time by car is about 65 hours 59 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Takotna.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Takotna Airport (TCT).

How far is Takotna from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2877.723 miles
  • 4631.246 kilometers
  • 2500.673 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
  • 2870.568 miles
  • 4619.731 kilometers
  • 2494.455 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 Takotna Airport
City: Takotna, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TCT
ICAO Code: PPCT
Coordinates: 62°59′35″N, 156°1′44″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Takotna, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 320 kg (705 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Takotna (TCT).

Distance:
2878
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2878

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