# 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
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Abbotsford International Airport
City: Abbotsford
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.

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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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