# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Yakima, WA (YKM)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Yakima (Des Moines International Airport – Yakima Air Terminal) is 1376 miles / 2214 kilometers / 1195 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Yakima (YKM) is 1714 miles / 2759 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Yakima Air Terminal (YKM).

## How far is Yakima from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1375.529 miles
• 2213.699 kilometers
• 1195.302 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
• 1372.074 miles
• 2208.140 kilometers
• 1192.300 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 Yakima Air Terminal
City: Yakima, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: YKM
ICAO Code: KYKM
Coordinates: 46°34′5″N, 120°32′38″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 172 kg (378 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Yakima (YKM).

Distance:
1376
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1376

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