# 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
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Takotna Airport
City: Takotna, AK
Country: 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.

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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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