# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Billings, MT (BIL)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Billings (Des Moines International Airport – Billings Logan International Airport) is 800 miles / 1288 kilometers / 696 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Billings (BIL) is 999 miles / 1608 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 54 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Billings Logan International Airport (BIL).

## How far is Billings from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 800.386 miles
• 1288.096 kilometers
• 695.516 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
• 798.598 miles
• 1285.219 kilometers
• 693.963 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 Billings Logan International Airport
City: Billings, MT
Country: United States
IATA Code: BIL
ICAO Code: KBIL
Coordinates: 45°48′27″N, 108°32′34″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Billings is 1 hour. Billings is 1 hour behind Des Moines.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 135 kg (297 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Billings (BIL).

Distance:
800
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
800

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