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Des Moines to Ixtapa Flights

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Des Moines and Ixtapa airports and terminals

Airports in Des Moines IA, US
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    Des Moines Airport (DSM)

    Distance from City Center: 5.5 miles

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Airports in Ixtapa , MX
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    Internacional (ZIH)

    Distance from City Center: 13.8 miles

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Featured Ixtapa Airport Hotels

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Hotel Catalina Beach Resort

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Hotel Villa Mexicana

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La Casa Que Canta - Adults Only

5 stars
5.0 / 5 6 reviews

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...The property is wthin comfortable access to the fishing village of Zihuatanejo and a 20-minute drive to Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Airport.... More

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Casa Cuitlateca

3 stars
4.9 / 5 18 reviews

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...Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (6 mi/9.6 km) Mexican Federal Highway 200 (0.9 mi/1.5 km) Zihuatanejo bus station (Central de Autobuses Estrella Blanca) (0.9 mi/1.5 km) Mexican Federal... More

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Hotel Irma

3 stars
4.2 / 5 71 reviews

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...Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (6.3 mi/10.2 km) Mexican Federal Highway 200 (0.9 mi/1.4 km) Zihuatanejo bus station (Central de Autobuses Estrella Blanca) (1 mi/1.6 km) Mexican Federal... More

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Las Brisas Ixtapa

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...Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport (9.2 mi/14.9 km) Mexican Federal Highway 200 (1.6 mi/2.6 km) Mexican Federal Highway 134 (5.7 mi/9.2 km)   Attractions Campo de Golf... More

Flights to Ixtapa

Cheap Flights from Des Moines

Locating cheap flights from Des Moines is easy with the assistance of Orbitz.com. Des Moines International Airport (DSM) offers a wide range of affordable flights from top airline providers. This airport offers flights with United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Allegiant Airlines, US Airways and more. Des Moines International is located in Des Moines, IA at 5800 Fleur Drive and is approximately three miles from the downtown area of the city.

Airport Parking Information

DSM provides a variety of airport parking choices to its passengers. These choices include short-term, long-term and economy parking. Short-term rates start at $1per half-hour, with a $24-per-day maximum. Long-term rates start at $2 per hour, with a $12-per-day maximum. Economy rates at DSM start at $2 per hour, with a $5-per-day maximum.

DSM Transportation Information

Passenger transportation options include shuttle buses, car rentals, limousines, taxis and public transit. Bus transportation is offered by Greyhound, Jefferson Bus Lines and Trailways Bus System. Other options can be found through Alamo Car Rental, Budget Rent A Car, Capitol Cab Company and C & C Limousine Services, among others.

Restaurants at Des Moines International Airport

Travelers can choose from a variety of restaurants at DSM, many of which can be found at the Landside Food Court. This dining area is open from 4:30 am to 7:30 pm daily, and is home to a Pizza Hut Express and an American Grill restaurant, among others. Let Orbitz.com help you book cheap flights from Des Moines and learn about your airport options.

Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo International Airport

Orbitz.com finds you cheap flights to Ixtapa. The Ixtapa-Zihuatanjo International Airport is located at Carretera Nacional a Acapulco, approximately 12 miles from downtown Ixtapa. Six airlines service the airport-Aeromar, Aeromexico Connect, Alaska Airlines, Continental Airlines, Interjet and Magnicharter.

Transportation From the Airport

The airport has three authorized taxi and van service companies that take passengers from the airport to Ixtapa-Azsa, Etasa and Ttazsa. All companies accept cash, MasterCard or Visa, and they operate from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. The airport also houses six rental car companies. If you need access to a vehicle during your stay in Ixtapa, you can use the Orbitz.com website to reserve a rental car. The website also has sales and discounted packages that allow you to purchase your flight and rental car together.

Climate in Ixtapa

The temperature in Ixtapa ranges from the mid-60s to the low 80s all year long. The city's peak tourist season runs from April to December. During this time, the temperature is moderate with little rain. The rainy season runs from June to October. If you use Orbitz.com to book your trip in May or November, you'll have decent weather and save money, because it isn't the peak travel time.

Highlights and Attractions

Most people travel to Ixtapa to relax on one of the city's pristine beaches, but that's not all the city offers. You can take a boat to Ixtapa Island, a man-made wildlife preservation, or ride a bike along a path at Playa Linda. Orbitz.com does more than find you cheap flights to Ixtapa; the website has all the tools you need to plan every detail of your trip.

Flight schedule for flights from Des Moines to Ixtapa on Sun, Apr 20, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
United Airlines/United Airlines UA5249/UA4467 DSM 7:00 AM ZIH 2:07 PM CRJ/ERJ 7hr 7min