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Des Moines Airport in Des Moines, United States, Airport Code DSM

Des Moines Airport Des Moines Information

Introduction

Des Moines Airport (DSM) handles an average of over 1.7 million passengers per year, serving the central Iowa region. Des Moines International Airport is located close to major highways, and is just six miles from downtown Des Moines.

The modern terminal building was completed in 2000, providing extensive amenities, services and transport options for travelers. The Terminal provides a post office, bureau de change, restaurants, VIP lounge, chemist shop, gift shop, tourist help desk, car rental offices, taxi service / rank, disabled access / facilities, and a business centre amongst its facilities. Des Moines airport is also a major cargo airport.

Leading airlines operating from DSM Airport include American Airlines, American Eagle, Continental Express, Northwest Airlines, Midwest Airlines, Skyway Airlines and United Airlines.

Des Moines World Airport Guide provides you with access to a complete selection of Des Moines airport hotels. Utilize the discounts offered directly from the hotel, with the assurance of secure booking. Extra services include airport car rental, airport car parking and flights to and from Des Moines International Airport.

Des Moines Airport Des Moines Terminal Information

Terminals

The terminal building at Des Moines International Airport comprises of two levels. The lower level mainly features the ticket counters and the baggage area while the upper level gives way to two concourses A and C.

Facilities offered at the Des Moines International Airport include restaurants, lounge, gift shops, car rental offices, taxi service / rank, disabled access / facilities and a Business Centre.

Business and meeting facilities offered at the Des Moines International Airport include a dedicated Business Center with a comprehensive list of amenities that include 24-hour availability, desk space, telephone service, Internet hook up capabilities and lounge space.

The comprehensive list of services offered at the Des Moines International Airport includes private meeting and conference rooms that can accommodate groups of between 2 and 200.

Airlines operating from the Terminal of the Des Moines International Airport include Allegiant Air, America West Express, American Airlines, American Eagle, Comair (the Delta Connection), Continental Express, Northwest Airlines, Mesaba Airlines (the Northwest Connection), Midwest Airlines, Skyway Airlines, and United Airlines.

Airborne Express, Emery Worldwide, Federal Express, United Parcel Service, and the United States Postal Service operate as cargo vendors out of the Des Moines International Airport.


Shopping

Gift Shops

Capitol City Gifts is located in the lobby level and on the concourse level, there is a retail shop featuring many quality gift items.

Restaurants and Bars

A food court featuring restaurants such as Java Coast Coffee Shop, Creative Croissant Deli, UNO Chicago Style Pizzeria and American Grill is located in the terminal lobby (lower level). On the upper level (concourse) a fun restaurant is located featuring Grab & Go food items and a full-service bar.


Business Services

Internet Access

The Business Center, located in the main terminal immediately opposite the ticket counters provide computer ports and Internet access


Currency Exchange and ATMs

Foreign Exchange Desks

Currency can be bought and sold at Wells Fargo Foreign Currency, 666 Walnut Street in Des Moines. Passengers may contact the office directly by dialing +1 515 245 3293. Customers may obtain current exchange rate information by contacting the automated line at +1 515 245 3290.

Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs)

An ATM machine is located in terminal concourse in the vicinity of the main floor restaurant.


Extra Traveler Facilities

Airline Lounges

Lounges are located in both the lower and upper levels of the terminal building.

Tourist Information

For information on the city of Des Moines, Iowa call +1 515 283 4500 or visit www.dmgov.org. The ground transportation facilities available at Des Moines International Airport make it convenient for the tourist to explore the city.


Medical Facilities

Some airlines have therapeutic oxygen available for a reasonable service charge.


Disabled Facilities

Disabled Parking

(See Des Moines International Airport Parking)

Elevators

There are two elevators operating at the Des Moines International Airport terminal.

Telephone Booths

Telephone Devices for the Deaf (TDD) are located on both concourses of the upper level and on the lower level of the terminal.

Wheelchairs

The airlines serving the Des Moines International Airport have wheelchairs available. Skycaps are also available to transport disabled individuals by wheelchair to and from aircraft security screening locations.

Restrooms

Wheelchair accessible restrooms are available at the terminal building.

Des Moines Airport Des Moines Airline Information

Airlines

A number of reputed airlines serve the Des Moines International Airport. They include:

Allegiant Air - +1 888 594 6937
America West Express - +1 800 235 9292
American Airlines - +1 800 433 7300
American Eagle - +1 800 433 7300
Comair- the Delta Connection - +1 800 354 9822
Continental Express - +1 800 525 0280
Northwest Airlines - +1 800 225 2525
Mesaba Airlines- the Northwest Connection - +1 800 225 2525
Midwest Airlines - +1 800 452 2022
Skyway Airlines - +1 800 452 2022
United Airlines - +1 800 241 6522

Des Moines Airport Des Moines Car Rental

Car Rental

At present, eight car rental companies serve the Des Moines International Airport. The car rental booths at the Des Moines International Airport are located on level one of the terminal building. Passengers are requested to make their way towards the respective booths upon arrival. For advanced reservations, please speak to your local travel agent. The Des Moines International Airport provides dedicated lots for rental car pickup and returns.

The car rental companies that serve the Des Moines International Airport are listed below.

Avis - +1 515 245 2585
Budget - +1 515 287 2612
Enterprise - +1 515 256 5665
Hertz - +1 515 285 9650
National - +1 515 256 5353
Thrifty - +1 515 285 4004
Alamo - +1 515 256 5353
Dollar - +1 515 273 6100

Des Moines Airport Des Moines Car Parking

Airport Car Parking

The ample parking facilities at the Des Moines International Airport include round-the-clock short-term parking, long-term parking, and economy parking. Ample handicapped spaces are available in all areas. A shuttle bus service is available also available throughout the day for economy parking. Credit cards are accepted at all lot exits, and special automated exit lanes make leaving quick and easy.

Short-term and Long-term Parking

The Des Moines International Airport offers ample short-term and long-term parking for passengers close to the terminal building. Rates for short-term parking are half-hourly and daily while long-term parking is charged at hourly and daily rates.

Economy Parking

There are two economy lots at the Des Moines International Airport. The economy parking areas offer passengers an enclosed shuttle pickup station, with a pick-up every ten-minutes. This service is available round-the-clock.


Disabled Parking

Disabled parking is available on all levels of the parking ramp near each elevator tower.

Des Moines Airport Des Moines Ground Transportation

Ground Transportation

The Des Moines International Airport is situated in Des Moines, Iowa, approximately six miles (ten minutes) from downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Taxicab, metro bus, limousine service and specialized transport services serve the Des Moines International Airport for the benefit of the visitors.

Taxis

The Des Moines International Airport is served by two registered taxi / cab companies with dedicated offices for the convenience of disembarking passengers.
Capitol Cab Company - +1 515 282 8111
Yellow Cab Company - +1 515 243 1111

Limousine Services

Four limousine companies provide limousine services from the Des Moines International Airport to downtown and greater Des Moines, Iowa. Ames Limousine Service runs in-between Ames and Des Moines.
Gene's Transportation Svc. - +1 515 249 1127
Majestic Limousine - +1 515 243 4475
A-1 Executive Limousine - +1 515 276 0001
Smithson Limousine Service - +1 515 285 6346

Public Transport

Scheduled public transport services are also available for destinations outside the greater Des Moines area (Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Clive, Johnston, Urbandale, West Des Moines) and the central Iowa region. Passengers are required to commute from the Des Moines International Airport to designated dispatch centers.
Greyhound Bus Lines - +1 515 243 1773
Trailways Bus System - +1 515 288 9459

Specialized Transportation

A special transport service (CyRide) plies between Ames and Des Moines. Commuters to the Ames Iowa State University shuttle can use the service, which runs periodically during holidays, semester breaks, and the beginning and end of the school year, or use the taxi service, which provides a round-the-clock shuttle service from Des Moines International Airport to Ames, Iowa.

Des Moines Airport Des Moines Airport Security

Security

Introduction


Increased security measures are in operation in US airports. Information on what passengers are permitted and forbidden to take aboard is available to download here from the Transportation Security Administration (English version pdf) - http://www.tsa.gov/public/display?theme=183&content=09000519800720a4.

Information on issues including traveling with children, pets, transporting special items is available here http://www.tsa.gov/public/display?theme=175.

Prohibited Items

http://www.tsa.gov/interweb/assetlibrary/Permitted_Prohibited_12_18_2003.pdf

Visas, Immigration & Customs Information


For detailed information on visa requirements, immigration and customs, contact the consulate with relates to your destination.

US Immigration & Customs - http://www.customs.ustreas.gov/xp/cgov/travel/

Documentary requirements for travelers entering the US - http://www.customs.ustreas.gov/xp/cgov/travel/vacation/kbyg/documentary_req.xml

Lost & Found

Missing baggage:
To report lost or found items, contact the Airport Administration office located on the skywalk level of the main terminal building. To check on lost items, contact the Airport Administration office at +1 515 256 5100.

Help for stranded travelers:
Contact the airline as soon as possible when a connection is missed. The airline will re-schedule your flight as soon as possible.

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Maps and Directions

Driving Directions

From the North

Take Interstate 35 south to Interstate 80 and proceed east on Interstate 80 approximately three miles to Highway 65. Proceed south and west on Highway 65 approximately 15 miles. Continue west on Highway five for another three miles to the Fleur Drive exit. Proceed north on Fleur Drive approximately two miles. The entrance to the Des Moines International Airport is on the left.

From the South

Follow Interstate 35 northbound to Highway 5, (Des Moines International Airport). Take Highway five for seven miles east to the Fleur Drive exit. Take Fleur Drive north for approximately two miles. The entrance to the Des Moines International Airport is on the left.

From the East

Take Interstate west (Highway 65). Proceed south and west on Interstate 65 for approximately 15 miles. Continue west on Highway five for three miles to the Fleur Drive exit. Proceed north on Fleur Drive approximately two miles. The entrance to the Des Moines International Airport is on the left.

From the West

Follow Interstate 80 east to Interstate 35 South (Kansas City). Travel for approximately four miles south on Interstate 35 and exit on Highway five, (Des Moines International Airport). Take Highway five, and travel for seven miles east; turn north on Fleur Drive. Travel north for approximately two miles. The entrance to the Des Moines International Airport is on the left.

Longitude:93 39' 0" W
Latitude:41 32' 0" N


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