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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Abbotsford (YXX)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Abbotsford (Des Moines International Airport – Abbotsford International Airport) is 1481 miles / 2383 kilometers / 1287 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Abbotsford (YXX) is 1925 miles / 3098 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 28 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Abbotsford International Airport (YXX).

How far is Abbotsford from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1480.905 miles
  • 2383.285 kilometers
  • 1286.871 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
  • 1477.356 miles
  • 2377.575 kilometers
  • 1283.788 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 Abbotsford International Airport
City: Abbotsford
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YXX
ICAO Code: CYXX
Coordinates: 49°1′31″N, 122°21′39″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Abbotsford

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (393 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Abbotsford (YXX).

Distance:
1481
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1481

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