Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Nanaimo.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Nanaimo Airport (YCD).
How far is Nanaimo from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Nanaimo. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1548.933 miles
- 2492.766 kilometers
- 1345.986 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
- 1545.171 miles
- 2486.711 kilometers
- 1342.716 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 Nanaimo is 2 hours. Nanaimo is 2 hours behind Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 183 kg (403 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Nanaimo (YCD).