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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 Flag of 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
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
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.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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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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