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Cheap Flights From Des Moines Intl. Airport Starting At $34 One Way, $68 Round Trip

Prices starting at $68 for return flights and $34 for one-way flights to were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Cheap Flights to Des Moines Intl. Airport starting at $34 One Way, $68 Round Trip

One way and return prices found within past 7 days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Deals On This Weekend's Flights

OriginDestinationTravel DatesFlights From*
DSMDenverOctober 9 to October 11$148
DSMLas VegasOctober 8 to October 22$166
DSMDallasOctober 8 to October 15$168
DSMSanta AnaOctober 9 to October 27$168
DSMSan DiegoOctober 9 to October 29$218
DSMPhoenixOctober 8 to October 12$337
DSMOrlandoOctober 8 to October 26$457
DSMLos AngelesOctober 8 to October 24$482
DSMTampaOctober 9 to October 17$569
DSMFort LauderdaleOctober 8 to October 11$570
*Prices include taxes and fees

Airport Data

Airport IATA Code DSM
Lowest Flight Price $34
Available Airline Carriers  Frontier Airlines

Fly to Des Moines International Airport

Des Moines International Airport (DSM) is located three miles southwest of Des Moines, IA. This facility provides travel services for more than two million passengers passing through the Des Moines area each year.

It is home to the Des Moines Air National Guard Base as well as the 132d Fighter Wing of the Iowa Air National Guard.

History of Des Moines International Airport

There were several small airports located throughout Des Moines in the early 1920s which provided general aviation and airmail.

In 1929, a law was passed in the state that allowed cities to sell bonds in order to build municipal airports. While more than 80 different sites were considered, the final decision was made to build on 160 acres of farmland just south of Des Moines.

Construction on Des Moines International Airport (DSM) was completed in 1933, numerous expansions and improvements have been made over the years to make the airport the successful and necessary facility it is today.

Airlines and Most Popular Destinations

Delta Air Lines handles a majority of the flights that go in and out of Des Moines International Airport (DSM) followed by United Airlines, American Airlines, US Airways, Allegiant Air, Southwest and Frontier Airlines.

There are two concourses and 12 gates with concourse a providing A1 through A5 while Concourse C is home to gates C1 through C7.

Frequently asked questions

Where can you fly to from DSM?
Domestic flights to Elkhorn, Burlington and East Hazel Crest are also quick to fill up. Reward yourself with a trip to one of these fabulous destinations. There’s nothing quite like the gift of travel to renew your senses.
Does Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) have a hotel?
The awesome news is, it does. The Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport is within minutes of the departure gates at Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.). If you decide to stay at this wallet-friendly option before you fly out, you’ll have access to business center facilities.The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown, an IHG Hotel is not exactly on the terminal doorstep, but it’s also not that far away. A brief cab ride from here is all it takes before you’ll be checking in for your flight. Its amenities include luggage storage services, business center facilities and laundry services.
What airlines fly out of Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.)?
Secure a flight out of Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) with any one of these top domestic air carriers and you can relax knowing you’re in good hands:

  • United Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Delta

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight from Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.)?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans from Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights from Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight from Des Moines, IA Airport (DSM-Des Moines Intl.) without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is DSM?
DSM is the code set by the International Air Transport Association for Des Moines Intl. Airport (DSM). These three-letter codes are used primarily for ticketing and itinerary purposes and are an easy way to identify a specific airport.
Are there private lounges in DSM?
Unfortunately, Des Moines Intl. Airport doesn’t have any private lounges. That being said, it shouldn’t be too hard to find a quiet corner to kick back in with a magazine somewhere in the terminal building.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.