Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Beckley.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Raleigh County Memorial Airport (BKW).
How far is Beckley from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Beckley. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 715.988 miles
- 1152.271 kilometers
- 622.177 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
- 714.585 miles
- 1150.013 kilometers
- 620.957 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
The time difference between Des Moines and Beckley is 1 hour. Beckley is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 126 kg (279 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Beckley (BKW).