# Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Burlington, IA (BRL)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Burlington (Des Moines International Airport – Southeast Iowa Regional Airport) is 142 miles / 229 kilometers / 123 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Burlington (BRL) is 170 miles / 273 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 11 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Southeast Iowa Regional Airport (BRL).

## How far is Burlington from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 142.118 miles
• 228.717 kilometers
• 123.497 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
• 141.825 miles
• 228.246 kilometers
• 123.243 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 Southeast Iowa Regional Airport
City: Burlington, IA
Country: United States
IATA Code: BRL
ICAO Code: KBRL
Coordinates: 40°46′59″N, 91°7′31″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Burlington.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 46 kg (101 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Burlington (BRL).

Distance:
142
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
142

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