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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Burlington, IA

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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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