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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Yakima, WA

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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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