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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Brookings, SD (BKX)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Brookings (Des Moines International Airport – Brookings Regional Airport) is 249 miles / 401 kilometers / 217 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Brookings (BKX) is 340 miles / 547 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 40 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Brookings Regional Airport (BKX).

How far is Brookings from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 249.324 miles
  • 401.248 kilometers
  • 216.656 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
  • 249.188 miles
  • 401.028 kilometers
  • 216.538 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 Brookings Regional Airport
City: Brookings, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BKX
ICAO Code: KBKX
Coordinates: 44°18′17″N, 96°49′0″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Brookings.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Brookings, SD

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 62 kg (136 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Brookings (BKX).

Distance:
249
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
249

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