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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Bradford, PA (BFD)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Bradford (Des Moines International Airport – Bradford Regional Airport) is 777 miles / 1250 kilometers / 675 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Bradford (BFD) is 863 miles / 1389 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 21 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Bradford Regional Airport (BFD).

How far is Bradford from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 776.633 miles
  • 1249.869 kilometers
  • 674.875 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
  • 774.618 miles
  • 1246.627 kilometers
  • 673.125 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 Bradford Regional Airport
City: Bradford, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFD
ICAO Code: KBFD
Coordinates: 41°48′11″N, 78°38′24″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

 CST

Bradford, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 133 kg (292 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Bradford (BFD).

Distance:
777
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
777

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