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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Bridgeport, CT

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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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