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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Bullhead City, AZ (IFP)

Distance from Des Moines to Bullhead City (Des Moines International Airport – Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport) is 1213 miles / 1953 kilometers / 1054 nautical miles.

How far is Bullhead City from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Bullhead City. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1213.482 miles
  • 1952.910 kilometers
  • 1054.487 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
  • 1211.225 miles
  • 1949.278 kilometers
  • 1052.526 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 International Airport (DSM) to Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport (IFP) is 2 hours 47 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Des Moines and Bullhead City is 2 hours. Bullhead City is 2 hours behind Des Moines.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (357 pounds).

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 Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport
City: Bullhead City, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IFP
ICAO Code: KIFP
Coordinates: 35°9′26″N, 114°33′35″W

Des Moines to Bullhead City flight path

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport (IFP).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Bullhead City (IFP).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1213

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