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Car Rental Des Moines Airport

Airport Data for DSM
Transportation from DSM
Parking Information

 Identification Codes:  

  • IATA: DSM
  • ICAO: KDSM

Distance from DSM to: 

  • Des Moines city center – 7 miles (11 km)
  • Mason City – 130 miles (210 km)
  • Waterloo – 140 miles (226 km)
  • Cedar Rapids – 141 miles (227 km)
  • Sioux City – 198 miles (319 km)

Nearest Major Airports: 

  • The Eastern Iowa Airport – 104 miles (167 km)
  • Eppley Airfield – 139 miles (224 km)
  • Kansas City International Airport – 190 miles (305 km)
  • Dubuque Regional Airport – 212 miles (341 km)
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport – 252 miles (405 km)

 

Des Moines, IA Time Zone: 

  • 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT – 6:00)

Hotels near  DSM: 

  • There is 1 hotel within 2 miles (3 km) of Des Moines International Airport

  Facts about DSM:

  • It is the busiest airport in the state of Iowa
  • With connections to 19 major hubs
  • Small hub according to FAA standards
  • Common alternative to Eppley field and Kansas City International airport
  • There used to be at least 6 airfields in Des Moines

Car Rental at Des Moines Airport:

  • There are 8 car hire companies in Des Moines Airport
  • Car hire desks are located at the baggage claim area
  • Prices vary between car rental companies

Des Moines City Bus:

  • The Des Moines Area Regional Transit route 8 serves the airport-downtown route Mondays to Fridays
  • Fare is 1.50 USD

Taxi Service:     

  • There are 3 taxi companies in the airport
  • Limousine services are also provided by 4 companies

Airport shuttle:

  • There are several airport-authorized shuttles
  • Destinations include downtown Des Moines and neighboring cities
  • *1.00 USD = 0.72 EUR, 0.61 GBP