Distance between Ames IA and Flagstaff AZ

The distance from Ames to Flagstaff is 1,438 miles by road including 1,427 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 21 hours and 24 minutes and goes through Kansas City, Kansas City, Lawrence, Topeka, Edmond, Oklahoma City and Amarillo.

There are tolls on the route.
Shortest distance by air 1,079 mi ✈️
Car route length 1,438.5 mi 🚗
Driving time 21 h 24 min
Fuel amount 48.9 gal
Fuel cost 192.3 USD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
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Primary
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Point Distance Time Fuel
Ames 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 35 Business I 35 24 mi, 22 min
Ankeny 24 mi 0:22 22 min 0.7 gal
I 35 198 mi, 2 h 56 min
Kansas City 222 mi 3:18 3 h 18 min 7.4 gal
I 35 I 635 15 mi, 14 min
Kansas City 237 mi 3:32 3 h 32 min 8.0 gal
I 70 30 mi, 26 min
Lawrence 267 mi 3:59 3 h 59 min 9.0 gal
I 70 21 mi, 18 min
Topeka 288 mi 4:17 4 h 17 min 9.7 gal
I 470 I 35 273 mi, 4 h 01 min
Edmond 561 mi 8:18 8 h 18 min 18.9 gal
I 35 19 mi, 19 min
Oklahoma City 580 mi 8:38 8 h 38 min 19.2 gal
OK 66 I 40 251 mi, 3 h 45 min
Amarillo 831 mi 12:23 12 h 23 min 28.0 gal
I 40 608 mi, 9 h 00 min
Flagstaff 1,438 mi 21:24 21 h 24 min 48.4 gal
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Ames 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
I 35 Business I 35 24 mi, 22 min
Ankeny 24 mi 0:22 22 min 0.7 gal
I 35 5 mi, 04 min
Swanwood 29 mi 0:26 26 min 1.0 gal
I 80 9 mi, 08 min
Urbandale 38 mi 0:35 35 min 1.2 gal
I 80 3 mi, 03 min
Clive 42 mi 0:38 38 min 1.4 gal
I 80 7 mi, 06 min
West Des Moines 48 mi 0:44 44 min 1.4 gal
I 35 10 mi, 08 min
Bevington 58 mi 0:53 53 min 1.9 gal
I 35 23 mi, 20 min
Osceola 81 mi 1:13 1 h 13 min 2.7 gal
I 35 6 mi, 05 min
Leslie 88 mi 1:19 1 h 19 min 2.8 gal
I 35 12 mi, 10 min
Van Wert 100 mi 1:29 1 h 29 min 3.1 gal
I 35 25 mi, 22 min
Eagleville 126 mi 1:52 1 h 52 min 3.9 gal
I 35 52 mi, 45 min
Cameron 177 mi 2:37 2 h 37 min 5.9 gal
I 35 27 mi, 23 min
Kearney 204 mi 3:01 3 h 01 min 6.9 gal
I 35 6 mi, 05 min
Liberty 210 mi 3:07 3 h 07 min 7.0 gal
I 35 7 mi, 06 min
Claycomo 217 mi 3:13 3 h 13 min 7.4 gal
I 35 5 mi, 04 min
Kansas City 222 mi 3:18 3 h 18 min 7.4 gal
I 35 4 mi, 04 min
Riverside 226 mi 3:22 3 h 22 min 7.7 gal
I 635 11 mi, 09 min
Kansas City 237 mi 3:32 3 h 32 min 8.0 gal
I 70 30 mi, 26 min
Lawrence 267 mi 3:58 3 h 58 min 9.0 gal
I 70 11 mi, 10 min
Big Springs 278 mi 4:08 4 h 08 min 9.4 gal
I 70 4 mi, 03 min
Tecumseh 281 mi 4:11 4 h 11 min 9.5 gal
I 70 6 mi, 05 min
Topeka 288 mi 4:17 4 h 17 min 9.7 gal
I 470 I 335 28 mi, 24 min
Wilmington 316 mi 4:41 4 h 41 min 10.6 gal
I 335 24 mi, 20 min
Emporia 339 mi 5:02 5 h 02 min 11.5 gal
I 335 2 mi, 01 min
Merrick 341 mi 5:04 5 h 04 min 11.6 gal
I 35 38 mi, 33 min
Cassoday 380 mi 5:38 5 h 38 min 12.7 gal
I 35 32 mi, 27 min
Andover 411 mi 6:05 6 h 05 min 13.9 gal
I 35 134 mi, 1 h 58 min
Guthrie 545 mi 8:04 8 h 04 min 18.5 gal
I 35 16 mi, 14 min
Edmond 561 mi 8:18 8 h 18 min 18.9 gal
I 35 19 mi, 19 min
Oklahoma City 580 mi 8:38 8 h 38 min 19.2 gal
OK 66 I 40 22 mi, 22 min
El Reno 601 mi 9:00 9 h 00 min 20.3 gal
I 40 43 mi, 38 min
Weatherford 645 mi 9:38 9 h 38 min 21.9 gal
I 40 27 mi, 23 min
Foss 671 mi 10:01 10 h 01 min 22.8 gal
I 40 7 mi, 06 min
Canute 679 mi 10:08 10 h 08 min 23.0 gal
I 40 11 mi, 09 min
Elk City 689 mi 10:17 10 h 17 min 23.3 gal
OK 34 I 40 22 mi, 19 min
Hext 711 mi 10:37 10 h 37 min 24.2 gal
I 40 17 mi, 14 min
Benonine 728 mi 10:51 10 h 51 min 24.7 gal
I 40 16 mi, 14 min
Lela 744 mi 11:06 11 h 06 min 25.2 gal
I 40 16 mi, 13 min
McLean 760 mi 11:19 11 h 19 min 25.8 gal
I 40 7 mi, 06 min
Alanreed 767 mi 11:26 11 h 26 min 26.1 gal
I 40 22 mi, 19 min
Groom 790 mi 11:46 11 h 46 min 26.8 gal
I 40 9 mi, 07 min
Lark 798 mi 11:53 11 h 53 min 27.0 gal
I 40 32 mi, 29 min
Amarillo 831 mi 12:23 12 h 23 min 28.0 gal
I 40 13 mi, 12 min
Bushland 844 mi 12:35 12 h 35 min 28.6 gal
I 40 11 mi, 09 min
Wildorado 854 mi 12:45 12 h 45 min 28.7 gal
I 40 11 mi, 09 min
Vega 865 mi 12:54 12 h 54 min 29.4 gal
I 40 7 mi, 06 min
Landergin 872 mi 13:00 13 h 00 min 29.5 gal
I 40 10 mi, 08 min
Gruhlkey 882 mi 13:09 13 h 09 min 29.9 gal
I 40 29 mi, 25 min
Bard 911 mi 13:35 13 h 35 min 30.8 gal
I 40 11 mi, 09 min
San Jon 922 mi 13:44 13 h 44 min 31.2 gal
I 40 22 mi, 19 min
Tucumcari 943 mi 14:03 14 h 03 min 32.0 gal
I 40 36 mi, 31 min
Newkirk 980 mi 14:35 14 h 35 min 33.2 gal
I 40 17 mi, 15 min
Santa Rosa 997 mi 14:50 14 h 50 min 33.7 gal
I 40 49 mi, 43 min
Clines Corners 1,046 mi 15:33 15 h 33 min 34.7 gal
I 40 39 mi, 34 min
Edgewood 1,085 mi 16:08 16 h 08 min 36.6 gal
I 40 11 mi, 10 min
Los Pinos 1,096 mi 16:18 16 h 18 min 37.3 gal
I 40 2 mi, 02 min
Zamora 1,099 mi 16:20 16 h 20 min 37.3 gal
I 40 2 mi, 01 min
Canyon Estates 1,101 mi 16:22 16 h 22 min 37.4 gal
I 40 5 mi, 04 min
Carnuel 1,105 mi 16:26 16 h 26 min 37.6 gal
I 40 50 mi, 45 min
El Rito 1,156 mi 17:12 17 h 12 min 39.3 gal
I 40 9 mi, 07 min
Laguna 1,165 mi 17:19 17 h 19 min 39.5 gal
I 40 6 mi, 05 min
New York 1,171 mi 17:25 17 h 25 min 39.8 gal
I 40 21 mi, 18 min
Milan 1,192 mi 17:43 17 h 43 min 40.2 gal
I 40 18 mi, 15 min
Prewitt 1,210 mi 17:59 17 h 59 min 40.9 gal
I 40 12 mi, 10 min
Thoreau 1,222 mi 18:09 18 h 09 min 41.5 gal
I 40 9 mi, 07 min
Continental Divide 1,230 mi 18:17 18 h 17 min 41.6 gal
I 40 12 mi, 10 min
Perea 1,242 mi 18:27 18 h 27 min 42.2 gal
I 40 2 mi, 02 min
McCune 1,245 mi 18:30 18 h 30 min 42.3 gal
I 40 2 mi, 01 min
Rehoboth 1,247 mi 18:32 18 h 32 min 42.4 gal
I 40 7 mi, 06 min
Gallup 1,254 mi 18:38 18 h 38 min 42.5 gal
I 40 22 mi, 19 min
Lupton 1,276 mi 18:58 18 h 58 min 43.4 gal
I 40 8 mi, 06 min
Houck 1,284 mi 19:05 19 h 05 min 43.6 gal
I 40 17 mi, 14 min
Chambers 1,301 mi 19:20 19 h 20 min 44.1 gal
I 40 32 mi, 28 min
Goodwater 1,333 mi 19:48 19 h 48 min 45.3 gal
I 40 6 mi, 05 min
Sun Valley 1,339 mi 19:53 19 h 53 min 45.5 gal
I 40 11 mi, 10 min
Holbrook 1,351 mi 20:04 20 h 04 min 45.7 gal
I 40 9 mi, 08 min
Joseph City 1,360 mi 20:12 20 h 12 min 46.1 gal
I 40 4 mi, 03 min
Manila 1,364 mi 20:15 20 h 15 min 46.4 gal
I 40 3 mi, 02 min
Hibbard 1,367 mi 20:18 20 h 18 min 46.4 gal
I 40 14 mi, 12 min
Winslow 1,382 mi 20:31 20 h 31 min 46.9 gal
I 40 6 mi, 04 min
Moqui 1,387 mi 20:36 20 h 36 min 47.1 gal
I 40 4 mi, 04 min
Dennison 1,392 mi 20:40 20 h 40 min 47.2 gal
I 40 4 mi, 03 min
Meteor City 1,396 mi 20:43 20 h 43 min 47.4 gal
I 40 5 mi, 04 min
Rimmy Jims 1,401 mi 20:48 20 h 48 min 47.5 gal
I 40 19 mi, 16 min
Darling 1,420 mi 21:04 21 h 04 min 48.2 gal
I 40 18 mi, 17 min
Flagstaff 1,438 mi 21:22 21 h 22 min 48.4 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Ames to Flagstaff?

Fuel cost: 192.3 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,438.5 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.93 USD / gal)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from Ames to Flagstaff?

Driving time: 21 h 24 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 1,301 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 19 h 7 min
  • 89 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 1 h 22 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 1 min
  • 18 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 17 min
  • 4 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 4 min
  • 4 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 4 min
  • 19 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 22 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 40 mph = 2 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 35 mph = 1 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Ames to Flagstaff by land?

The distance between Ames and Flagstaff is 1,438.5 mi by road including 1,427.3 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Ames and Flagstaff respectively.

How far is Ames to Flagstaff by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Ames and Flagstaff is 1,079.3 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Ames and Flagstaff respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Ames from Flagstaff by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 2 h 10 min to cover the distance of 1,079 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 7 h 53 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Ames to Flagstaff?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 7 h 14 min to cover the distance of 1,079 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 8 h 16 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Ames and Flagstaff?

The halfway point between Ames and Flagstaff is Hext. It is located about 8 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Hext to Ames is 711 mi and driving will take about 10 h 37 min. The road between Hext and Flagstaff has length 727 mi and will take approximately 10 h 47 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

Where is Ames in relation to Flagstaff?

Ames is located 1,079 mi north-east of Flagstaff.

Ames has geographic coordinates: latitude 42.02677, longitude -93.61706. Click here to see Ames on map.

Flagstaff has geographic coordinates: latitude 35.19946, longitude -111.65143. Click here to see Flagstaff on map.

Which highway goes from Ames to Flagstaff?

The route from Ames to Flagstaff follows I 40, I 35, US 180.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • US 54: 56 mi
  • I 335: 51 mi
  • I 70: 51 mi
  • MO 110: 41 mi
  • US 270: 17 mi
  • US 84: 16 mi
  • I 80: 14 mi
  • US 77: 11 mi
  • US 40: 11 mi
  • US 24: 11 mi
  • OK 66: 10 mi
  • OK 34: 8 mi
  • US 287: 7 mi
  • I 635: 7 mi
  • US 64: 7 mi
  • I 470: 7 mi
  • US Historic 66: 7 mi
  • US 69: 6 mi
  • AZ 99: 6 mi
  • US 191: 6 mi
  • AZ 77: 5 mi
  • US 71: 3 mi
  • I 29: 3 mi
  • TX 70: 2 mi
  • I 35 Business: 2 mi
  • I 35 Bus: 1 mi
  • I 40 BUS: 1 mi
  • US 30: 1 mi
The distance between Ames and Flagstaff is ranked 2,680th in the ranking popularity.
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