# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Bethel, AK (BET)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Bethel (Des Moines International Airport – Bethel Airport) is 3075 miles / 4949 kilometers / 2672 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 19 minutes.

## 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).

## 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 Bethel Airport
City: Bethel, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: BET
ICAO Code: PABE
Coordinates: 60°46′47″N, 161°50′16″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Bethel is 3 hours. Bethel is 3 hours behind Des Moines.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 343 kg (757 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Bethel (BET).

Distance:
3075
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3075

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