Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Buffalo.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF).
How far is Buffalo from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Buffalo. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 770.885 miles
- 1240.618 kilometers
- 669.880 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
- 768.903 miles
- 1237.429 kilometers
- 668.158 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Des Moines and Buffalo is 1 hour. Buffalo is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 132 kg (291 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Buffalo (BUF).