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Airports in Chicago
The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.
Chicago Airport Parking
Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.
Chicago Airport Transportation
There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.
Chicago Airport Restaurants
Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.
Cheap Flights to Des Moines
If Iowa is your travel destination, you can get help planning your trip. Orbitz.com can find cheap flights to Des Moines at the click of a button. Des Moines International Airport is the main airport in this area and is located just three miles from downtown at 5800 Fleur Drive. Airlines flying out of the airport include Delta Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines, Allegiant Air and more. Simplify your travel planning, and let Orbitz.com find low-fare air tickets for you.
Airport Transportation Information
The airport offers a variety of transportation options to passengers. Travelers can choose from taxis, shuttle buses, limousines and rental cars to take them from the airport to their last destination. Transportation companies include C & C Limousine, Budget Car Rental, Hertz Car Rental, Capitol Cab Company and more. There is also the option of bus transportation offered by Jefferson Bus Lines and Greyhound.
Weather in Des Moines
Des Moines's weather is characteristic of hot and humid summers and cold and snowy winters. If traveling during the warmer months, it's a good idea to pack light, cool clothing. During the colder months, be prepared with overcoats and warm clothing.
Attractions in Des Moines
This city has a variety of historical sites, parks, landmarks and other attractions. Some of the most popular places to visit in Des Moines are the Capitol Building and the Iowa State Fairgrounds, which opens every August. Orbitz.com can help you plan your trip by finding you cheap flights to Des Moines.
Cheap flights from Chicago to Des Moines
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Cheapest weekend flights in June from Chicago to Des Moines
|Leave Thu, Jun 6||Chicago (ORD)||Des Moines (DSM)||American Airlines||$184|
|Return Mon, Jun 10||Des Moines (DSM)||Chicago (ORD)||American Airlines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Chicago to Des Moines
|Leave Tue, Jun 4||Chicago (ORD)||Des Moines (DSM)||American Airlines||$184|
|Return Mon, Jun 10||Des Moines (DSM)||Chicago (ORD)||American Airlines|
Best one-week trip in June from Chicago to Des Moines
|Leave Sun, Jun 9||Chicago (ORD)||Des Moines (DSM)||United Airlines||$259|
|Return Sun, Jun 16||Des Moines (DSM)||Chicago (ORD)||United Airlines|
Cheapest weekend flights in July from Chicago to Des Moines
|Leave Fri, Jul 12||Chicago (ORD)||Des Moines (DSM)||United Airlines||$216|
|Return Sun, Jul 14||Des Moines (DSM)||Chicago (ORD)||United Airlines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Chicago to Des Moines
|Leave Tue, Jul 2||Chicago (ORD)||Des Moines (DSM)||United Airlines||$204|
|Return Wed, Jul 24||Des Moines (DSM)||Chicago (ORD)||United Airlines|
Cheapest weekend flights in August from Chicago to Des Moines
|Leave Fri, Aug 9||Chicago (ORD)||Des Moines (DSM)||American Airlines||$216|
|Return Sun, Aug 11||Des Moines (DSM)||Chicago (ORD)||American Airlines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Chicago to Des Moines
|Leave Mon, Aug 19||Chicago (ORD)||Des Moines (DSM)||United Airlines||$194|
|Return Wed, Nov 20||Des Moines (DSM)||Chicago (ORD)||United Airlines|
Airports in Chicago IL, US
Midway Airport (MDW)
Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles
O'Hare Airport (ORD)
Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles
Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to DSM
Terminal Carriers Terminal 1 US Airways, United Airlines Terminal 2 US Airways, United Airlines Terminal 3 American Airlines
Airports in Des Moines IA, US
Des Moines Airport (DSM)
Distance from City Center: 5.5 miles
Carriers for flights from CHI to DSM
CarriersAmerican Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines
Aircraft options between Chicago and Des Moines
|Embraer 170||US Airways, United Airlines|
|Airbus Industrie A319||US Airways, United Airlines|
|Embraer RJ135/RJ140/RJ145||US Airways, United Airlines|
|Canadair Regional Jet 700||United Airlines, US Airways|
|Canadair Regional Jet||US Airways, United Airlines|
|Airbus Industrie A320||US Airways, United Airlines|
|Embraer RJ145||American Airlines|
|Embraer RJ140||American Airlines|
More to explore for Chicago to Des Moines
- 20 direct flights are operating from Chicago to Des Moines today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 12m.
- United Airlines flight 6422 (1:26 AM GMT, Canadair Regional Jet) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to Des Moines.
- American Airlines flight 4043 (5:00 PM GMT, Embraer RJ140) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to Des Moines.
- Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to Des Moines (American Airlines flight 4043, Embraer RJ140) takes 1h 10m.
- Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to Des Moines (United Airlines flight 3463, Embraer 170) takes 1h 21m.
- Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Des Moines Airport (DSM) are available for this route.
|United Airlines||CHI||DSM||Wed, Oct 30 - Mon, Nov 4||$172|
|American Airlines||CHI||DSM||Sat, Jun 15 - Tue, Jun 18||$184|
|Delta Air Lines||CHI||DSM||Sat, Jun 15 - Tue, Jun 18||$206|
|US Airways||CHI||DSM||Tue, Aug 6 - Sun, Aug 11||$252|
|Frontier Airlines||CHI||DSM||Thu, Jul 11 - Fri, Jul 12||$440|
Daily flight schedule for Thu, May 23, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|United Airlines||UA6422||ORD||6:26 AM||DSM||7:38 AM||CRJ||1hr 12min|
|US Airways||US7784||ORD||6:26 AM||DSM||7:38 AM||CRJ||1hr 12min|
|American Airlines||AA4066||ORD||7:05 AM||DSM||8:15 AM||ERD||1hr 10min|
|US Airways||US6989||ORD||8:13 AM||DSM||9:25 AM||ERJ||1hr 12min|
|American Airlines||AA4301||ORD||9:10 AM||DSM||10:20 AM||ERD||1hr 10min|
|United Airlines||UA5520||ORD||9:27 AM||DSM||10:39 AM||CRJ||1hr 12min|
|US Airways||US7809||ORD||9:27 AM||DSM||10:39 AM||CRJ||1hr 12min|
|American Airlines||AA4391||ORD||11:50 AM||DSM||1:00 PM||ERD||1hr 10min|
|United Airlines||UA5858||ORD||11:51 AM||DSM||1:03 PM||ERJ||1hr 12min|
|US Airways||US7355||ORD||11:51 AM||DSM||1:03 PM||ERJ||1hr 12min|
|American Airlines||AA4133||ORD||2:25 PM||DSM||3:35 PM||ER4||1hr 10min|
|United Airlines||UA722||ORD||3:10 PM||DSM||4:23 PM||319||1hr 13min|
|US Airways||US6061||ORD||3:10 PM||DSM||4:23 PM||319||1hr 13min|
|American Airlines||AA4201||ORD||4:40 PM||DSM||5:50 PM||ERD||1hr 10min|
|United Airlines||UA5831||ORD||5:18 PM||DSM||6:34 PM||ERJ||1hr 16min|
|US Airways||US7793||ORD||5:18 PM||DSM||6:34 PM||ERJ||1hr 16min|
|American Airlines||AA4331||ORD||5:45 PM||DSM||6:55 PM||ER4||1hr 10min|
|United Airlines||UA3463||ORD||8:24 PM||DSM||9:45 PM||E70||1hr 21min|
|US Airways||US7080||ORD||8:24 PM||DSM||9:45 PM||E70||1hr 21min|
|American Airlines||AA4043||ORD||10:00 PM||DSM||11:10 PM||ERD||1hr 10min|