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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Nanaimo (YCD)

Distance from Des Moines to Nanaimo (Des Moines International Airport – Nanaimo Airport) is 1549 miles / 2493 kilometers / 1346 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Nanaimo Airport (YCD) is 3 hours 25 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Nanaimo is 2 hours. Nanaimo is 2 hours behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 169 kg (373 pounds).

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 Nanaimo Airport
City: Nanaimo
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YCD
ICAO Code: CYCD
Coordinates: 49°3′8″N, 123°52′12″W

Des Moines to Nanaimo flight path

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Nanaimo Airport (YCD).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Nanaimo (YCD).

Elite level bonus (%):
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Air miles:
1549
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1549

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