Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Traverse City.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Cherry Capital Airport (TVC).
How far is Traverse City from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Traverse City. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 464.354 miles
- 747.305 kilometers
- 403.513 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
- 463.487 miles
- 745.911 kilometers
- 402.759 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 Traverse City is 1 hour. Traverse City is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.
Des Moines, IA
Traverse City, MI
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 93 kg (206 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Traverse City (TVC).