Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and North Platte, NE (LBF)

Flight distance from Des Moines to North Platte (Des Moines International Airport – North Platte Regional Airport) is 366 miles / 589 kilometers / 318 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 11 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to North Platte (LBF) is 409 miles / 659 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 47 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to North Platte.

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and North Platte Regional Airport (LBF).

How far is North Platte from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 366.190 miles
• 589.326 kilometers
• 318.210 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
• 365.255 miles
• 587.820 kilometers
• 317.398 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
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B North Platte Regional Airport
City: North Platte, NE
Country: United States
IATA Code: LBF
ICAO Code: KLBF
Coordinates: 41°7′34″N, 100°41′2″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and North Platte.

CDT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 79 kg (174 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → North Platte (LBF).

Distance:
366
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
366

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