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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Baltimore, MD (BWI)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Baltimore (Des Moines International Airport – Baltimore–Washington International Airport) is 910 miles / 1465 kilometers / 791 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Baltimore (BWI) is 1025 miles / 1649 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 3 minutes.

Des Moines – Baltimore

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910
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1465
Kilometers
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791
Nautical miles

How far is Baltimore 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)
  • 910.164 miles
  • 1464.766 kilometers
  • 790.911 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
  • 907.984 miles
  • 1461.258 kilometers
  • 789.016 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 Baltimore is 2 hours 13 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Baltimore is 1 hour. Baltimore is 1 hour ahead of Des Moines.

Des Moines time to Baltimore time converter

Time in Des Moines: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Baltimore: 00:00

Current local times

Des Moines, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Des Moines to Baltimore generates about 144 kg of CO2 per passenger, 144 kilograms is equal to 318 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 Baltimore

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Baltimore–Washington International Airport (BWI).

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 Baltimore–Washington International Airport
City: Baltimore, MD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BWI
ICAO Code: KBWI
Coordinates: 39°10′31″N, 76°40′5″W