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

Flight distance from Des Moines to Whitehorse (Des Moines International Airport – Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport) is 2178 miles / 3506 kilometers / 1893 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Whitehorse (YXY) is 2781 miles / 4476 kilometers and travel time by car is about 49 hours 14 minutes.

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

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

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).

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

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

Des Moines, IA

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Whitehorse

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 238 kg (524 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Whitehorse (YXY).

Distance:
2178
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2178

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