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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Milwaukee, WI (MKE)

Distance from Des Moines to Milwaukee (Des Moines International Airport – General Mitchell International Airport) is 311 miles / 501 kilometers / 271 nautical miles.

How far is Milwaukee from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 311.336 miles
  • 501.047 kilometers
  • 270.544 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
  • 310.630 miles
  • 499.911 kilometers
  • 269.930 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 General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) is 1 hour 5 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Milwaukee.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 68 kg (150 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 General Mitchell International Airport
City: Milwaukee, WI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MKE
ICAO Code: KMKE
Coordinates: 42°56′49″N, 87°53′47″W

Map

Des Moines to Milwaukee flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Milwaukee (MKE).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
311

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