# 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
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
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.

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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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