Des Moines DSM Airport Overview

Des Moines International Airport DSM serves the State of Iowa and has a US Customs Office.

DSM Airport is only six miles south of downtown Des Moines -at the crossroads of Interstate Hwys I-80 (ease-west), and I-35 (north-south) and near Hwy 235. .

With 2 million passengers annually, Des Moines Airport  is served by U.S. airlines, offering direct domestic flights with connections to all points of the globe. 

NOTICE:  Allow for extra time (two hours are recommended) to arrive at the Airport  - particularly during morning rush hours.

Des Moines International Airport has one passenger terminal.  As it had recently added new flights, resulting in a passenger increase for the first half of 2014 of 5.7 percent, it received Authority approval for a new terminal.

Present and future Airport Developments:  In Sept. 2015 is was announced that due to the old terminal being 'too small, becoming too costly to maintain & not being configured for modern security & passenger needs' - steps are currently undertaken to secure financing the needed $400M for a new terminal.

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DSM Delays: 15 mins or less.

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