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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Brainerd, MN (BRD)

Distance from Des Moines to Brainerd (Des Moines International Airport – Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport) is 337 miles / 542 kilometers / 293 nautical miles.

How far is Brainerd from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 336.671 miles
  • 541.820 kilometers
  • 292.559 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
  • 336.918 miles
  • 542.217 kilometers
  • 292.774 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 Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD) is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Brainerd.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 73 kg (160 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 Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
City: Brainerd, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BRD
ICAO Code: KBRD
Coordinates: 46°23′53″N, 94°8′17″W

Des Moines to Brainerd flight path

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Brainerd (BRD).

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Air miles:
337
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
337

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