# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Fort Frances (YAG)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Fort Frances (Des Moines International Airport – Fort Frances Municipal Airport) is 492 miles / 791 kilometers / 427 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Fort Frances (YAG) is 547 miles / 881 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 55 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Fort Frances.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Fort Frances Municipal Airport (YAG).

## How far is Fort Frances from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 491.808 miles
• 791.488 kilometers
• 427.369 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
• 492.079 miles
• 791.925 kilometers
• 427.605 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 Fort Frances Municipal Airport
City: Fort Frances
IATA Code: YAG
ICAO Code: CYAG
Coordinates: 48°39′15″N, 93°26′22″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Fort Frances.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (215 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Fort Frances (YAG).

Distance:
492
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
492

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