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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Yakutat, AK

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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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