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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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 4 hours. Des Moines is 4 hours ahead of Honolulu.

Time Difference

Honolulu, HI

 HST

Des Moines, IA

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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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