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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Beatrice, NE (BIE)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Beatrice (Des Moines International Airport – Beatrice Municipal Airport) is 183 miles / 294 kilometers / 159 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Beatrice (BIE) is 231 miles / 372 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 2 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Beatrice Municipal Airport (BIE).

How far is Beatrice from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 182.777 miles
  • 294.151 kilometers
  • 158.829 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
  • 182.462 miles
  • 293.645 kilometers
  • 158.556 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 Beatrice Municipal Airport
City: Beatrice, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BIE
ICAO Code: KBIE
Coordinates: 40°18′4″N, 96°45′14″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Beatrice.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Beatrice, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 52 kg (114 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Beatrice (BIE).

Distance:
183
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
183

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