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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Distance from Des Moines to Birmingham (Des Moines International Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 667 miles / 1074 kilometers / 580 nautical miles.

How far is Birmingham from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 667.410 miles
  • 1074.092 kilometers
  • 579.963 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
  • 667.748 miles
  • 1074.637 kilometers
  • 580.257 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is 1 hour 45 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Birmingham.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 121 kg (267 pounds).

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 Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

Map

Des Moines to Birmingham flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Birmingham (BHM).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
667
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
667

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