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  • Location

    Latitude: 
    41-32-02.3000N (41.533972)
    Longitude: 
    093-39-47.1000W (-93.663083)
    Elevation: 
    957.5 feet MSL (292 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    0.8 E (as of September 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -6.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -5.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    3 N.M. SW of Des Moines, Iowa
    Found On: 
    Omaha Chart
    FAA Region: 
    ACE
  • Airport Operations

    Airport Status: 
    Operational
    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    04/1940
    Control tower: 
    Yes
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    ALL/ALL/ALL
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZMP (Minneapolis)
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Beacon Color: 
    White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1958 feet (597 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    DSM
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes
    International Airport of Entry: 
    No
    Customs Landing Rights: 
    Yes
    Military Landing Rights: 
    Yes
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 
    No
    Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
    Class I
    ARFF Index: C
    Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
    Certification Date: 05/1973

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  69
    Multi Engine:  12
    Jet Engine:  27
    GA Helicopters:  2
    Military Aircraft:  1

    Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2017)

    Total Operations:  70118
    Commercial:  30914 44.1%
    Air Taxi:  8848 12.6%
    GA Local:  4459 6.4%
    GA Itinerant:  23927 34.1%
    Military Aircraft:  1970 2.8%
  • Communications

    Unicom:  122.950
    Tower:  DES MOINES
    118.3
    257.8
    Hrs: 24
    Clearance Del.:  134.15
    317.55
    Ground:  121.9
    348.6
    Approach:  DES MOINES
    123.9
    307.15
    Hrs: 24

    118.6
    135.2
    350.3
    360.7
    Departure:  DES MOINES
    123.9
    307.15
    Hrs: 24

    118.6
    135.2
    350.3
    360.7
    ATIS:  119.55(515-287-3180)
    251.05(515-287-3180)
    Hrs: 24
    ASOS:  (515-974-8013)
    EMERG:  121.5
    EMERG:  243.0

    • CONTACT GND CONTROL ON 121.9 PRIOR TO PUSHBACK ON THE TERMINAL APRON.
    • ASR ELEV 955.1; CPME#1 41-26-15.8884N/93-38-55.1846W; CPME#2 41-31-37.4481N/93-39-32.5751W; MTI #1 41-31-31.5672N/93-38-42.0429W; MTI #2 41-31-14.8387N/93-40-54.5087W
       
  • Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    MR. KEVIN FOLEY
    5800 FLEUR DR RM 201
    DES MOINES, IA 50321-2854
    515-256-5100
    DES MOINES AIRPORT AUTHORITY
    5800 FLEUR DRIVE, ROOM 201
    DES MOINES, IA 50321
    515-256-5100
  • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 515

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Des Moines Flying Service, Inc.
      
    800-622-8311, for parts 800-247-2560
    Elliot Aviation
      
    Unicom 122.95, Arinc 130.57 285-6551 100LL, Jet A
    Signature Flight Support
                
    Unicom 122.95, Arinc 131.0 +1 515 256 5330 100LL, Jet A
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  • Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Fort Dodge(FOD)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
       
  • Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 09/13/18 to 0901Z 10/11/18.

    There are various types of charts available for an airport. They are listed in the Page Type column. Here is a legend for those types:

    APD - Airport Diagram
    DP - Departure Procedure Charts
    HOT - Hot Spots
    IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
    MIN - Minimums
    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM NC-3
    DP DES MOINES NINE NC-3
    HOT HOT SPOT NC-3
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 05 NC-3
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 13 NC-3
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 31 NC-3
    IAP ILS RWY 31 (CAT II - III) NC-3
    IAP ILS RWY 31 (SA CAT I) NC-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 NC-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 13 NC-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 NC-3
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 31 NC-3
    IAP VOR/DME RWY 23 NC-3
    LAH LAHSO NC-3
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NC-3
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS NC-3
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  • Maps

    Des Moines - Des Moines International (DSM) Airport Terminal Map

    Des Moines - Des Moines International (DSM) Airport Terminal Map - Overview
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    DSM Airport Sectional

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    DSM Airport Diagram

    Des Moines International Airport (DSM) Diagram
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  • METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

  • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near DSM

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).
  • Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    0.0 Des Moines International Airport
    (DSM KDSM DSM)
    0 359 100LL, Jet A
    7.3 Morningstar Field Airport
    (Y76)
    7 6 100LL, MOGAS
    10.4 Ankeny Regional Airport
    (KIKV IKV)
    24 23 100LL, Jet A
    19.1 Winterset Municipal Airport
    (3Y3)
    237 236 100LL, Jet A
    27.5 Ames Municipal Airport
    (AMW KAMW AMW)
    3 2 100, Jet A
    28.4 Perry Municipal Airport
    (PRO KPRO PRO)
    308 307 100LL, Jet A
    28.5 Knoxville Municipal Airport
    (KOXV OXV)
    119 119 100LL, Jet A
    32.0 Boone Municipal Airport
    (BNW KBNW BNW)
    345 344 100LL, Jet A, MOGAS
    33.2 Pella Municipal Airport
    (KPEA PEA)
    103 103 100LL, Jet A
    33.8 Chariton Municipal Airport
    (KCNC CNC)
    155 154 100LL
    37.3 Greenfield Municipal Airport
    (KGFZ GFZ)
    250 249 100LL
    41.7 Jefferson Municipal Airport
    (EFW KEFW EFW)
    313 312 100LL
    42.9 Grinnell Regional Airport
    (KGGI GGI)
    75 75 100LL, Jet A
    48.1 Marshalltown Municipal Airport
    (MIW KMIW MIW)
    43 43 100LL, Jet A
    48.3 Drake Airport
    (2Y1)
    13 13 100LL
    54.9 Webster City Municipal Airport
    (EBS KEBS EBS)
    350 349 100LL, Jet A
    55.1 Lamoni Municipal Airport
    (KLWD LWD)
    191 190 100LL
    57.3 Audubon County Airport
    (KADU ADU)
    280 278 100LL, Jet A
    58.9 Iowa Falls Municipal Airport
    (IFA KIFA IFA)
    17 17 100LL, Jet A
    58.9 Corning Municipal Airport
    (KCRZ CRZ)
    237 235 100LL
  • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL KDSM NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of KDSM

    NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

    Locations (ICAO):
    Buffer (Both Sides):
    NM
    Include:
  • Ratings & Reviews

    Des Moines International Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
    Overall Rating for Des Moines International Airport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Flight Service Number of Flights
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Number of Routes Served
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    International Routes Served
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Centers
    • 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 2.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restrooms
    • 2.0/5 (2 votes cast)

    Architecture
    • 1.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Security Lines
    • 2.5/5 (2 votes cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Public Transport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Taxis
    • 1.5/5 (2 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 4.0/5 (1 vote cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (variety and number)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restaurants & Bars (price/value)
    • 3.0/5 (1 vote cast)

  • Remarks

    A110-11 CONTRACT FUEL NOT AVBL; HOWEVER GOVT CONTRACTORS MAY ACPT GOVT CREDIT CARDS.
    A110-13 BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
    A110-14 INFORMAL NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT. EXPECT ATC TO ASSIGN PREFERRED RY.
    A110-16 SOUTH RAMP PCN 78 R/B/W/T. WEST RAMP PCN 87 R/B/W/T.
    A110-19 MAX ACFT WEIGHT ALL FBO RAMPS 100,000 LBS
    A110-21 TWR HAS LIMITED VISIBILITY ON TWY P AT TWY P-7 AND AER 05.
    A110-23 CROSS BLEED ENGINE STARTS ON AIR CARRIER RAMP PROHIBITED.
    A110-25 PAVEMENT CONDITION IS FAIR ON 4000' ASPH PORTION OF RY 5/23.
    A110-26 USE CAUTION WHEN LNDG OVER RAISED LIGHTS IN THE OVERRUNS AND RWY THLDS AT DSM.
    A110-27 PRK FOR MIL AND MIL CONTRACTED ACFT AVBL ON ANG RAMPS. PPR RQR CTC LOGISTIC PLANS OFFICE DSN 261-8573 C515-261-8573, TRAN ALERT DSN 261-8360 C515-261-8360, CP 261-8280 C515-261-8280. MIL CREWS CAN CTC HAWKI CP ON 252.9 ON APCH 1300Z-2330Z TUE-FRI. IA ARNG FIXED WING DET DSN 431-4993 C515-252-4993.
    A110-28 TXG ACFT ON TRML APRON BTN TWY E & TWY F PROHIBITED.
    A14 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
    E111 PRVDD RWY/TWY MKD IN ACCORDANCE W FAA ADZY CIRCULAR NO 150/5340-IH.
    E80 FLIGHT NOTIFICATION SERVICE (ADCUS) AVBL MON-FRI 0830-1700. FOR SAT; SUN; HOLS & NIGHT CUSTOMS SVC MAKE APPOINTMENTS MON-FRI 0830-1700. AT LEAST 3 HR ADVANCE NOTICE RQRD.

  • Runways

    DSM Airport Runway Summary

    Runways: 05/23: 9003 ft (2744 m)
    13/31: 9002 ft (2744 m)
    Longest Runway: 05/23 is 9003 ft (2744 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 05, 13, 31

    DSM Airport Runway Details

    Runway 05/23  9003 ft x 150 ft (2744 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 07/16/2009
    Surface:  Asphalt/Concrete - Excellent condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  34 /R/B/W/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  133.
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  180.
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  340.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 05

    Runway 23

    Elevation: 
    916 935
    Latitude: 
    41-31-24.1249N 41-32-16.6160N
    Longitude: 
    093-40-37.6050W 093-39-02.0439W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    54 234
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    POLE
    Object Height: 
    0 67
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Lighted
    Distance from End: 
    0 2322
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    375 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Touchdown Rollout
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    No Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    55 56
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    9003 9003
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    9003 9003
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    9003 9003
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    9003 9003

    Runway 13/31  9002 ft x 150 ft (2744 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 07/16/2009
    Surface:  Asphalt/Concrete - Excellent condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  67 /R/B/W/U
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  133.
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  180.
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  340.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 13

    Runway 31

    Elevation: 
    912 958
    Latitude: 
    41-32-44.1805N 41-31-44.2808N
    Longitude: 
    093-40-28.0339W 093-39-00.5524W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    132 312
    ILS Type: 
    ILS/DME ILS/DME
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Right
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    375 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout Touchdown, Midfield, Rollout
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights Standard 2,400 Foot High Intensity Approach Lighting System With Sequenced Flashers, Cat. II or III Config.
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Yes
    Centerline Lights: 
    Yes Yes
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    55 56
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    9001 9001
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    9001 9001
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    9001 9001
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    9001 9001

  • Services

    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

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