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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Bloomington, IL (BMI)

Distance from Des Moines to Bloomington (Des Moines International Airport – Central Illinois Regional Airport) is 259 miles / 416 kilometers / 225 nautical miles.

How far is Bloomington from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 258.614 miles
  • 416.198 kilometers
  • 224.729 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
  • 258.031 miles
  • 415.261 kilometers
  • 224.223 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 Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) is 59 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Bloomington.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 61 kg (134 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 Central Illinois Regional Airport
City: Bloomington, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BMI
ICAO Code: KBMI
Coordinates: 40°28′37″N, 88°54′57″W

Map

Des Moines to Bloomington flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Bloomington (BMI).

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Air miles:
259
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
259

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