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

Flight distance from Des Moines to Brainerd (Des Moines International Airport – Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport) is 337 miles / 542 kilometers / 293 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Brainerd (BRD) is 383 miles / 617 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 19 minutes.

337
Miles
542
Kilometers
293
Nautical miles
1 h 8 min

## How far is Brainerd from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Des Moines to Brainerd?

Estimated flight time from Des Moines International Airport to Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport is 1 hour 8 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Des Moines and Brainerd?

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Brainerd.

## Flight carbon footprint between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD)

On average flying from Des Moines to Brainerd generates about 75 kg of CO2 per passenger, 75 kilograms is equal to 164 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Brainerd

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

## Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
City: Brainerd, MN
Country: United States
IATA Code: BRD
ICAO Code: KBRD
Coordinates: 46°23′53″N, 94°8′17″W