# Distance between Honolulu, HI (HNL) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Flight distance from Honolulu to Des Moines (Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 3947 miles / 6353 kilometers / 3430 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 58 minutes.

## Map of flight path from Honolulu to Des Moines.

Shortest flight path between Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

## How far is Des Moines from Honolulu?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3947.290 miles
• 6352.547 kilometers
• 3430.101 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
• 3941.722 miles
• 6343.586 kilometers
• 3425.263 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 Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport
City: Honolulu, HI
Country: United States
IATA Code: HNL
ICAO Code: PHNL
Coordinates: 21°19′7″N, 157°55′19″W

B 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

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Honolulu and Des Moines is 5 hours. Des Moines is 5 hours ahead of Honolulu.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 450 kg (992 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Honolulu (HNL) → Des Moines (DSM).

Distance:
3947
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3947

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