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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Bluefield, WV (BLF)

Distance from Des Moines to Bluefield (Des Moines International Airport – Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)) is 727 miles / 1170 kilometers / 632 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Mercer County Airport (West Virginia) (BLF) is 1 hour 52 minutes.

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.

Time Difference

Des Moines
Bluefield

Des Moines, IA

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Bluefield, WV

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (281 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 Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)
City: Bluefield, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BLF
ICAO Code: KBLF
Coordinates: 37°17′44″N, 81°12′27″W

Map

Des Moines to Bluefield flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Bluefield (BLF).

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Air miles:
727
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
727

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