# Distance between Windsor Locks, CT (BDL) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Flight distance from Windsor Locks to Des Moines (Bradley International Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 1082 miles / 1742 kilometers / 940 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Windsor Locks (BDL) to Des Moines (DSM) is 1227 miles / 1974 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 30 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Windsor Locks to Des Moines.

Shortest flight path between Bradley International Airport (BDL) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

## How far is Des Moines from Windsor Locks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1082.163 miles
• 1741.573 kilometers
• 940.374 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
• 1079.352 miles
• 1737.049 kilometers
• 937.931 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

City: Windsor Locks, CT
Country: United States
IATA Code: BDL
ICAO Code: KBDL
Coordinates: 41°56′20″N, 72°40′59″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 Windsor Locks and Des Moines is 1 hour. Des Moines is 1 hour behind Windsor Locks.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (343 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Windsor Locks (BDL) → Des Moines (DSM).

Distance:
1082
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1082

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