Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Bluefield.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Mercer County Airport (West Virginia) (BLF).
How far is Bluefield from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Bluefield. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 726.908 miles
- 1169.845 kilometers
- 631.666 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
- 725.588 miles
- 1167.721 kilometers
- 630.519 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 Bluefield is 1 hour. Bluefield is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (281 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Bluefield (BLF).