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Distance between Buffalo, NY (BUF) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Distance from Buffalo to Des Moines (Des Moines International Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 771 miles / 1241 kilometers / 670 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 770.885 miles
  • 1240.618 kilometers
  • 669.880 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
  • 768.903 miles
  • 1237.429 kilometers
  • 668.158 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) to Des Moines International Airport (DSM) is 1 hour 57 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Buffalo and Des Moines is 1 hour. Des Moines is 1 hour behind Buffalo.

Time Difference

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Des Moines, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 119 kg (263 pounds).

Airport information


A Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″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

Map

Buffalo to Des Moines flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buffalo (BUF) → Des Moines (DSM).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
771

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