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Des Moines Airport Parking Rates & Information

Looking for the perfect parking spot at Des Moines International Airport (DSM)? We have your answers!

There are 3 main parking areas at Des Moines Airport:

  • DSM Hourly Short Term Parking
  • DSM Long Term Parking
  • DSM Economy Parking

Des Moines International Airport avails a lot of parking spaces to travelers visiting the airport. Whether you are looking for DSM short term parking or need a space for long term, the airport covers all conveniently. For DSM parking in the economy lot, a free airport shuttle bus service is available. You can park your vehicle in the hourly or economy parking lots, and the Airport Badging Office will validate your parking.

Des Moines Airport parking rates can vary depending on the lot and duration, so please check for specific rates below.


DSM Off-Airport Parking

Save 50% Or More vs. On-Airport Parking
Ramada Hotel Des Moines Airport
Ramada Hotel Des Moines Airport
1810 Army Post Road, Des Moines, IA, 50315
Parking options: Self Park Uncovered
Provides Shuttle Service
Operation 24 Hours 7 days a week
per day
More info
Jet Parking
Jet Parking
5921 Fleur Dr., Des Moines, IA, 50321
Parking options: N/A
Provides Shuttle Service
Operation 24 Hours 7 days a week
per day
More info

DSM Airport Parking Map

Des Moines DSM airport parking map

Hourly Short-Term Parking

Location: At airport, near the terminal

Type: Lot

To Terminals: Walking distance

Featuring ample parking spaces, this easily accessible Des Moines Airport parking lot is close to the terminal - just a few minutes to walk. It is suitable for those who want to park at the airport only for a few hours.

Short-Term Parking Rates

First 20 minutes are Free

Each additional 20 minutes $1.00


Long-Term Parking

Location: At airport, near the terminal

Type: Lot

To Terminals: Walking distance

Featuring so many public parking spaces, this DSM long-term parking lot is a short walk to the terminal. You have two options here - You can park in Premium Long-Term space or Long-Term Space.

Long Term Parking Rates

$1/20 Minutes (Premium Long-Term)

$25/day (Premium Long-Term)

$2/Hour (Long-Term)

$15/day (Long-Term)

Economy Parking

Location: Off airport

Type: Lot

To Terminals: Shuttle

At DSM Airport, there are four economy parking lots - Economy 1, Economy 2, Economy 3, and Economy 4. If you are looking for both convenience and affordability, then choose any of these parking lots.

Economy Parking Rates

$2/Hour - Economy 2

$6/day - Economy 2

$2/Hour - Economy 3

$10/day - Economy 3

Cell Phone Waiting Area

The Cell Phone Lot at DSM airport is a waiting area where you can park and wait before picking up any arriving passengers at DSM. It is because you are not allowed to park curbside. This free of charge parking space is located next to the Economy Lot 4, and there is no time limit. You can check real-time Airport Arrivals on your phone while you wait.

Des Moines Airport Parking Q&A

Parking near Des Moines Airport is possible via several off-airport parking lots, including some dedicated lots such as park and fly and hotels such as Jet Parking and Ramada Hotel Des Moines Airport. Most offer very competitive parking rates vs the airport lots. Note that parking near DSM at off-site locations almost always requires advanced reservations.
Des Moines International Airport parking is generally affordable relative to other city-based airports. Please check above for specific prices and details for each parking location.
No. Pre-booking for parking is not available. You can pre-book at most off-airport parking lots that are typically less than the DSM parking rates (see above).
All rates shown above include all taxes and fees. All Des Moines Airport parking facilities accept cash and the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, AMEX and Discover.
Des Moines Airport provides parking assistance and dedicated assistance for handicap individuals. Dial (515) 256-5050 to request any of these services.
Yes. But curbside is for active loading and unloading of passengers. You can wait in the Cell Phone Area until your arriving passenger is at the curb, and check arrivals to DSM.