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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Springfield, MO (SGF)

Flight distance from Des Moines to Springfield (Des Moines International Airport – Springfield–Branson National Airport) is 296 miles / 477 kilometers / 257 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Des Moines (DSM) to Springfield (SGF) is 355 miles / 572 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Springfield–Branson National Airport (SGF).

How far is Springfield from Des Moines?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 296.199 miles
  • 476.686 kilometers
  • 257.390 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
  • 296.655 miles
  • 477.420 kilometers
  • 257.786 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″W

B Springfield–Branson National Airport
City: Springfield, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SGF
ICAO Code: KSGF
Coordinates: 37°14′44″N, 93°23′18″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Des Moines and Springfield.

Time Difference

Des Moines, IA

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Springfield, MO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 69 kg (151 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Springfield (SGF).

Distance:
296
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
296

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