# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Bridgeport, CT (BDR)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Bridgeport (Des Moines International Airport – Sikorsky Memorial Airport) is 1066 miles / 1715 kilometers / 926 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Bridgeport (BDR) is 1170 miles / 1883 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 34 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Sikorsky Memorial Airport (BDR).

## How far is Bridgeport from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1065.762 miles
• 1715.178 kilometers
• 926.122 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
• 1063.017 miles
• 1710.760 kilometers
• 923.737 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 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

B Sikorsky Memorial Airport
City: Bridgeport, CT
Country: United States
IATA Code: BDR
ICAO Code: KBDR
Coordinates: 41°9′48″N, 73°7′34″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Bridgeport is 1 hour. Bridgeport is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 155 kg (341 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Bridgeport (BDR).

Distance:
1066
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1066

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