Cheap Flight Deals From Washington (WAS) to Des Moines (DSM) Starting at $103

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Airfares from $103 One Way, $213 Round Trip from Washington to Des Moines

Prices starting at $213 for return flights and $103 for one-way flights to Des Moines were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Washington to Des Moines

Origin Airport IATA Code WAS
Destination Airport IATA Code DSM
Distance 894 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 9:43PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 2:37AM UTC
Dec 1, 2019

The staff is organized and considerate of the needs of each person.

A verified traveler
Washington to Des Moines · American Airlines
Jun 14, 2019

Delayed but bearable. Had to reboot something in the cockpit before takeoff but good to be safe.

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Washington to Des Moines · American Airlines

Fly from Washington, D.C., to Des Moines

There are many reasons to fly from the nation s capital to the capital of Iowa. Whether it is for business or pleasure, you ll enjoy your time in Des Moines. Des Moines offers a friendly and easy-paced destination with plenty to do. You can fly from Washington, D.C., to Des Moines in under three hours. Your trip starts at the Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) in northern Virginia. You can get to DCA off of Highway 1 or by taking a 15-minute ride on the Metro from the Capital.

Attractions

A good place to start your exploration of the city is the state capital building. The spectacular architecture is topped off with its sparkling gold-leaf dome. The Des Moines Art Center has an impressive collection of contemporary art. Afterward, you may want to take a time out from your travels to rest at the PapaJohn Sculpture Park, which features acres of public art. Nearby is the Salisbury House, a beautiful 1920 mansion designated a national treasure. It is also a popular spot for performances in the evening.

Hints and tips

When you fly from Washington, D.C., to Des Moines, you ll land at the Des Moines International Airport (DSM). The airport lies on the south side of town about 20 minutes from downtown by car. Autumn offers visitors spectacular colors and cool city temperatures averaging in the high 50s. The Iowa State Fair in August is the biggest event in the state.

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