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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Bismarck, ND (BIS)

Distance from Des Moines to Bismarck (Des Moines International Airport – Bismarck Municipal Airport) is 504 miles / 812 kilometers / 438 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Bismarck Municipal Airport (BIS) is 1 hour 27 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Bismarck.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 100 kg (220 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 Bismarck Municipal Airport
City: Bismarck, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BIS
ICAO Code: KBIS
Coordinates: 46°46′21″N, 100°44′45″W

Map

Des Moines to Bismarck flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Bismarck (BIS).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
504

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