Map of flight path from Des Moines to Bethel.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Bethel Airport (BET).
How far is Bethel from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Bethel. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 3075.356 miles
- 4949.306 kilometers
- 2672.412 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
- 3067.340 miles
- 4936.406 kilometers
- 2665.446 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Des Moines and Bethel is 3 hours. Bethel is 3 hours behind Des Moines.
Des Moines, IA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 343 kg (757 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Bethel (BET).