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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 17 hours 16 minutes.

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).

How far is Baton Rouge from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Baton Rouge. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Baton Rouge, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 132 kg (291 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Baton Rouge (BTR).

Distance:
771
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
771

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