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Distance between South Bend, IN (SBN) and Des Moines, IA (DSM)

Flight distance from South Bend to Des Moines (South Bend International Airport – Des Moines International Airport) is 380 miles / 612 kilometers / 331 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 13 minutes.

Driving distance from South Bend (SBN) to Des Moines (DSM) is 411 miles / 661 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between South Bend International Airport (SBN) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

How far is Des Moines from South Bend?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 380.479 miles
  • 612.322 kilometers
  • 330.627 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
  • 379.494 miles
  • 610.736 kilometers
  • 329.771 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 South Bend International Airport
City: South Bend, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBN
ICAO Code: KSBN
Coordinates: 41°42′31″N, 86°19′2″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between South Bend and Des Moines is 1 hour. Des Moines is 1 hour behind South Bend.

Time Difference

South Bend, IN

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Des Moines, IA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 81 kg (179 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

South Bend (SBN) → Des Moines (DSM).

Distance:
380
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
380

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