Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Brunswick, GA (BQK)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Brunswick (Des Moines International Airport – Brunswick Golden Isles Airport) is 980 miles / 1577 kilometers / 852 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Brunswick (BQK) is 1203 miles / 1936 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 15 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Brunswick Golden Isles Airport (BQK).

How far is Brunswick from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 979.957 miles
• 1577.088 kilometers
• 851.559 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
• 979.939 miles
• 1577.059 kilometers
• 851.544 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
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Brunswick Golden Isles Airport
City: Brunswick, GA
Country: United States
IATA Code: BQK
ICAO Code: KBQK
Coordinates: 31°15′31″N, 81°27′59″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Brunswick is 1 hour. Brunswick is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (329 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Brunswick (BQK).

Distance:
980
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
980

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