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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Sioux Lookout (YXL)

Distance from Des Moines to Sioux Lookout (Des Moines International Airport – Sioux Lookout Airport) is 599 miles / 963 kilometers / 520 nautical miles.

How far is Sioux Lookout from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 598.563 miles
  • 963.294 kilometers
  • 520.137 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
  • 598.779 miles
  • 963.641 kilometers
  • 520.325 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 Sioux Lookout Airport (YXL) is 1 hour 37 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Sioux Lookout.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 113 kg (248 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 Sioux Lookout Airport
City: Sioux Lookout
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YXL
ICAO Code: CYXL
Coordinates: 50°6′50″N, 91°54′19″W

Des Moines to Sioux Lookout flight path

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Sioux Lookout Airport (YXL).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Sioux Lookout (YXL).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
599

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