Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Bismarck.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Bismarck Municipal Airport (BIS).
How far is Bismarck from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Bismarck. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 504.364 miles
- 811.696 kilometers
- 438.281 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
- 503.880 miles
- 810.917 kilometers
- 437.860 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Des Moines and Bismarck.
Des Moines, IA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (219 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Bismarck (BIS).