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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Liberal, KS (LBL)

Distance from Des Moines to Liberal (Des Moines International Airport – Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport) is 499 miles / 802 kilometers / 433 nautical miles.

How far is Liberal from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 498.624 miles
  • 802.458 kilometers
  • 433.293 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
  • 498.174 miles
  • 801.733 kilometers
  • 432.901 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 Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport (LBL) is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Liberal.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (218 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 Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport
City: Liberal, KS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LBL
ICAO Code: KLBL
Coordinates: 37°2′39″N, 100°57′35″W

Map

Des Moines to Liberal flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Liberal (LBL).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
499

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