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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Whitehorse (YXY)

Distance from Des Moines to Whitehorse (Des Moines International Airport – Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport) is 2178 miles / 3506 kilometers / 1893 nautical miles.

How far is Whitehorse from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2178.470 miles
  • 3505.907 kilometers
  • 1893.039 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
  • 2173.832 miles
  • 3498.443 kilometers
  • 1889.008 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 Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport (YXY) is 4 hours 37 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 242 kg (533 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 Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport
City: Whitehorse
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YXY
ICAO Code: CYXY
Coordinates: 60°42′34″N, 135°4′1″W

Des Moines to Whitehorse flight path

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport (YXY).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Whitehorse (YXY).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
2178
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2178

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