Your Complete Guide to Des Moines Airport

The Airport IATA 3 Letter code for Des Moines Airport is DSM. Des Moines Airport is also officially known as Des Moines International. The GPS location for Des Moines Airport is – 41.53389, -93.66306 which you can enter into your Smartphone/I phone to enable you to find your way to and from Des Moines International Airport.

Below is a sample of routes flight times and Airlines that fly from Des Moines International.

DestinationWeekly FlightsDistance
Chicago O'Hare (ORD)86480 Km (298 Miles)
Denver (DEN)39946 Km (588 Miles)
Dallas (DFW)261,006 Km (625 Miles)
Phoenix (PHX)241,849 Km (1,149 Miles)
Atlanta (ATL)201,196 Km (743 Miles)
Charlotte Douglas (CLT)201,311 Km (815 Miles)
Houston (IAH)141,293 Km (803 Miles)
Washington Ronald Reagan (DCA)121,441 Km (895 Miles)
Las Vegas (LAS)111,953 Km (1,214 Miles)
Philadelphia (PHL)71,561 Km (970 Miles)

Here you can see the busiest Airlines that fly from Des Moines Airport are American Airlines, United Airlines and Air Canada amongst others. They cover 11 flight routes out the total of 13. The busiest being American Airlines which covers a total of 128 flights a week form a total of 897 American Airlines covers 14% of all outbound traffic movements out of Des Moines International Airport. American Airlines offers flights from Des Moines to the most popular destinations including O'Hare International Airport, Dallas/Fort Worth International, Sky Harbor International, Charlotte Douglas, Ronald Reagan Airport and Philadelphia International.

You can see below a selection of nonstop flights covered from Des Moines Airport with approximate times

AirlinerDestinationFlight Time (Est)
American AirlinesChicago O'Hare (ORD)1 hour 23 minutes
American AirlinesDallas (DFW)2 hours
American AirlinesPhoenix (PHX)2 hours 59 minutes
American AirlinesCharlotte Douglas (CLT)2 hours 21 minutes
American AirlinesWashington Ronald Reagan (DCA)2 hours 30 minutes
American AirlinesPhiladelphia (PHL)2 hours 39 minutes

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