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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Baton Rouge, LA (BTR)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Baton Rouge (Des Moines International Airport – Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport) is 771 miles / 1241 kilometers / 670 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Baton Rouge (BTR) is 987 miles / 1588 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 22 minutes.

Des Moines – Baton Rouge

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771
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1241
Kilometers
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670
Nautical miles

How far is Baton Rouge 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)
  • 771.328 miles
  • 1241.333 kilometers
  • 670.266 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
  • 772.846 miles
  • 1243.775 kilometers
  • 671.585 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 to Baton Rouge is 1 hour 57 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Baton Rouge.

Des Moines time to Baton Rouge time converter

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Des Moines, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Des Moines to Baton Rouge generates about 132 kg of CO2 per passenger, 132 kilograms is equal to 291 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 Baton Rouge

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
City: Baton Rouge, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BTR
ICAO Code: KBTR
Coordinates: 30°31′59″N, 91°8′58″W