Flights from Des Moines to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

Selected fares from Des Moines to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DSM KOA Wed, Sep 23 - Thu, Oct 1 $842
DSM KOA Wed, Sep 23 - Thu, Oct 1 $855
DSM KOA Fri, Sep 25 - Fri, Oct 2 $897
DSM KOA Tue, Aug 4 - Sat, Aug 15 $1,226
DSM KOA Sun, Jul 19 - Thu, Jul 30 $1,669

Des Moines and Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) airports and terminals

Airports in Des Moines IA, US

map of airports in Des Moines
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    Des Moines Airport (DSM)

    Distance from City Center: 5.5 miles

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Airports in Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) HI, US

map of airports in Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)
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    Keahole (KOA)

    Distance from City Center: 3.4 miles

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    Hilo International (ITO)

    Distance from City Center: 63.2 miles

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Hilo Seaside Hotel

2 stars
3.6 / 5 266 reviews

126 Banyan Drive Map

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Hilo Naniloa Hotel, a LITE Hotel

2 stars
3.0 / 5 152 reviews

93 Banyan Drive Map

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Hilo Bay Hotel (Uncle Billy's Hawaiian Family Resorts)

2 stars
2.9 / 5 98 reviews

87 Banyan Drive Map

Includes Daily Continental Breakfast

...Island-style hotel on Hilo Bay shares aloha with free daily breakfast.... Hilo International Airport (1.8 mi/2.8 km) Attractions.... More

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Castle Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

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Kona Village Resort

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Kona Village features 125 spacious Hawaiian Bungalows spread across a 82-acre natural seaside oasis. Guestrooms offer a choice of picturesque garden views, tranquil lagoon settings and dramatic... More

June

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Des Moines to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 9 Des Moines (DSM) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) US Airways $995
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Return Tue, Jun 23 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways
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July

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Des Moines to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

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Leave Sun, Jul 19 Des Moines (DSM) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) US Airways $1,020
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Return Thu, Jul 30 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) Des Moines (DSM) US Airways

Best one-week trip in July from Des Moines to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

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Leave Fri, Jul 17 Des Moines (DSM) Kona (Big Island of Hawaii) (KOA) US Airways $1,045
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Flights to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)

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.

Traveling to Kona

Kona is the westernmost district on the Big Island of Hawaii and the shortened name for the city of Kailua-Kona. The Kona International Airport at Keahole located at 73-200 Kupipi St. services residents and visitors of the city looking for cheap flights to Kona. Airlines operating out of Kona include Air Canada, Delta Airlines, American Airlines and US Airways, among others. The airport is about seven miles from Kailua and still maintains an open-air design that takes full advantage of the beautiful Hawaii weather.

Transportation From the Kona International Airport

Travel to Kailua-Kona from the Kona International Airport is provided primarily by taxi or rental car, with shuttle services available to resorts in the area and limited bus services through the Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency for $1.00. Round-trip shuttle services are available for about $48, with trips taking approximately 15 minutes, and taxis are about $25 one way to the downtown area.

The Weather in Kona

The weather in Kona is tropical with warm temperatures lasting throughout the year. The average low in the coldest month of January only reaches 66 degrees Fahrenheit, with average highs in the warmest month of August only reaching 88 degrees. Rainfall is light and brief, so dress can be as lightweight as desired while in the region.

Things to Do in Kona

Kona is a tourist's paradise with beautiful beaches to relax in as you enjoy warm ocean breezes and beautiful sunsets. For those who want a more challenging time in Kona though, there's always the Ironman World Championship Triathlon in October. To race in the work championship, you'll first have to qualify through one of the many qualification races held around the world. Watching the race is free though, and it is often worth the price of one of the cheap flights to Kona available through Orbitz.com.