# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Yakutat, AK (YAK)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Yakutat (Des Moines International Airport – Yakutat Airport) is 2310 miles / 3718 kilometers / 2007 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Yakutat (YAK) is 3115 miles / 5013 kilometers and travel time by car is about 72 hours 15 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Yakutat Airport (YAK).

## How far is Yakutat from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2310.185 miles
• 3717.882 kilometers
• 2007.496 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
• 2304.888 miles
• 3709.358 kilometers
• 2002.893 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 Yakutat Airport
City: Yakutat, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: YAK
ICAO Code: PAYA
Coordinates: 59°30′11″N, 139°39′36″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 253 kg (558 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Yakutat (YAK).

Distance:
2310
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2310

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