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KDSM Des Moines International Airport
Des Moines, Iowa, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 27 JANUARY 2022

Location

FAA Identifier: DSM
Lat/Long: 41-32-02.3020N 093-39-47.0590W
41-32.038367N 093-39.784317W
41.5339728,-93.6630719
(estimated)
Elevation: 957.9 ft. / 292.0 m (surveyed)
Variation: 01E (2020)
From city: 3 miles SW of DES MOINES, IA
Time zone: UTC -6 (UTC -5 during Daylight Saving Time)
Zip code: 50321

Airport Operations

Airport use: Open to the public
Activation date: 04/1940
Control tower: yes
ARTCC: MINNEAPOLIS CENTER
FSS: FORT DODGE FLIGHT SERVICE STATION
NOTAMs facility: DSM (NOTAM-D service available)
Attendance: CONTINUOUS
Wind indicator: lighted
Segmented circle: no
Beacon: white-green (lighted land airport)
Operates sunset to sunrise.
Fire and rescue: ARFF index C
International operations: customs landing rights airport
FLIGHT NOTIFICATION SERVICE (ADCUS) AVBL MON-FRI
0830-1700. FOR SAT; SUN; HOLS & NIGHT CUSTOMS SVC
MAKE APPOINTMENTS MON-FRI 0830-1700. AT LEAST 3 HR
ADVANCE NOTICE RQRD.

Airport Communications

UNICOM: 122.95
ATIS: 119.55
WX ASOS: 119.55 (515-974-8013)
DES MOINES GROUND: 121.9 348.6
DES MOINES TOWER: 118.3 257.8
DES MOINES APPROACH: 123.9 307.15 120.45 135.2 350.3 360.7
DES MOINES DEPARTURE: 123.9 307.15 120.45 350.3
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.15 317.55
CLASS C: 123.9 307.15
CLASS C/S: 120.45 135.2 350.3 360.7
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
IC: 118.3 121.9 123.9 257.8 307.15 348.6
WX AWOS-3 at IKV (10 nm NE): 119.175 (515-965-5764)
  • CONTACT GND CONTROL ON 121.9 PRIOR TO PUSHBACK ON THE TERMINAL APRON.
  • ASR ELEV 955.1; CPME#1 41-26-15.8884N/93-38-55.1846W; CPME#2 41-31-37.4481N/93-39-32.5751W; MTI #1 41-31-31.5672N/93-38-42.0429W; MTI #2 41-31-14.8387N/93-40-54.5087W

Nearby radio navigation aids

VOR radial/distance  VOR name  Freq  Var
DSMr347/5.8DES MOINES VORTAC117.5007E
TNUr236/29.0NEWTON VOR/DME112.5003E

 
NDB name  Hdg/Dist  Freq  Var  ID
PELLA282/33.225702EPEA .--. . .-

Airport Services

Fuel available: 100LL JET-A
Parking: hangars and tiedowns
Airframe service: MAJOR
Powerplant service: MAJOR
Bottled oxygen: HIGH/LOW
Bulk oxygen: HIGH/LOW

Runway Information

Runway 5/23

Dimensions: 9004 x 150 ft. / 2744 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 67 /R/B/W/U
Single wheel: 100.0
Double wheel: 190.0
Double tandem: 450.0
Dual double tandem: 850.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 41-31.402067N41-32.276953N
Longitude: 093-40.626777W093-39.034030W
Elevation: 915.6 ft.937.1 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 053 magnetic, 054 true233 magnetic, 234 true
Declared distances: TORA:9004 TODA:9004 ASDA:9004 LDA:9004TORA:9004 TODA:9004 ASDA:9004 LDA:9004
Markings: precision, in good conditionnonprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdownrollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lights
Runway end identifier lights: noyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, no lights
Instrument approach: ILS/DME
Obstructions: none67 ft. pole, lighted, 2322 ft. from runway, 375 ft. left of centerline, 34:1 slope to clear

Runway 13/31

Dimensions: 9002 x 150 ft. / 2744 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete/grooved, in fair condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 67 /R/B/W/U
Single wheel: 133.0
Double wheel: 180.0
Double tandem: 340.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 13  RUNWAY 31
Latitude: 41-32.736342N41-31.738013N
Longitude: 093-40.467232W093-39.009207W
Elevation: 912.2 ft.957.5 ft.
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 131 magnetic, 132 true311 magnetic, 312 true
Declared distances: TORA:9001 TODA:9001 ASDA:9001 LDA:9001TORA:9001 TODA:9001 ASDA:9001 LDA:9001
Markings: precision, in good conditionprecision, in good condition
Visual slope indicator: 4-light PAPI on right (3.00 degrees glide path)4-light PAPI on left (3.00 degrees glide path)
RVR equipment: touchdown, midfield, rollouttouchdown, midfield, rollout
Approach lights: MALSR: 1,400 foot medium intensity approach lighting system with runway alignment indicator lightsALSF2: standard 2,400 foot high intensity approach lighting system with centerline sequenced flashers (category II or III)
Centerline lights: yesyes
Touchdown point: yes, no lightsyes, lighted
Instrument approach: ILS/DMEILS/DME

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

Ownership: Publicly-owned
Owner: DES MOINES AIRPORT AUTHORITY
5800 FLEUR DRIVE, SUITE 207, ROOM 201
DES MOINES, IA 50321
Phone 515-256-5100
Manager: MR. KEVIN FOLEY
5800 FLEUR DRIVE, SUITE 207
DES MOINES, IA 50321-2854
Phone 515-256-5100
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 105
Single engine airplanes: 58
Multi engine airplanes: 16
Jet airplanes: 30
Helicopters: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 140/day *
48% commercial
33% transient general aviation
9% local general aviation
7% air taxi
3% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2020

Additional Remarks

CONTRACT FUEL AVBL; CTC SIGNATURE FLIGHT SUPPORT 515-256-5330.
BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
INFORMAL NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT. EXPECT ATC TO ASSIGN PREFERRED RY.
IANG SOUTH RAMP PCN 78 R/B/W/T. IANG WEST RAMP PCN 87 R/B/W/T.
MAX ACFT WT SOUTH GA APRN 170,000 LBS ALL OTHER FBO RAMPS 80,000 LBS
TWR HAS LIMITED VISIBILITY ON TWY P AT TWY P-7 AND AER 05.
CROSS BLEED ENGINE STARTS ON AIR CARRIER RAMP PROHIBITED.
PAVEMENT COND IS FAIR ON 1000 ASPH PTN OF RWY 5/23.
USE CAUTION WHEN LNDG OVER RAISED LIGHTS IN THE OVERRUNS AND RWY THLDS AT DSM.
ANG RAMP AVBL FOR MIL AND MIL-CONTRACTED ACFT FOR OFFL BUS ONLY WITH LTD SUPPORT FR 1300-2330Z++, TUE-FRI. PPR RQR; CTC LOGISTICS READINESS SQDN DSN 261-8360, C515-261-8360, CP 261-8280. FBOS WILL PRVFD TRANSIT SVCS. MIL CREWS CAN CTC HAWKI ON 252.9 IAARNG FW DET DSN 431-4993, C515-252-4993.
TXG ACFT ON TRML APRON BTN TWY E & TWY F PROHIBITED.

Instrument Procedures

NOTE: All procedures below are presented as PDF files. If you need a reader for these files, you should download the free Adobe Reader.

NOT FOR NAVIGATION. Please procure official charts for flight.
FAA instrument procedures published for use from 27 January 2022 at 0901Z to 24 February 2022 at 0900z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (318KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 13   download (302KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 31   download (302KB)
ILS RWY 31 (SA CAT I)   download (271KB)
ILS RWY 31 (CAT II - III)   download (266KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (260KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13   download (232KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (245KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31   download (250KB)
VOR RWY 23   download (250KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (59KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DES MOINES ONE   download (257KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (273KB)

Other nearby airports with instrument procedures:

KIKV - Ankeny Regional Airport (10 nm NE)
3Y3 - Winterset Municipal Airport (19 nm SW)
KAMW - Ames Municipal Airport (28 nm N)
KPRO - Perry Municipal Airport (28 nm NW)
KOXV - Knoxville Municipal Airport (28 nm SE)
 
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Sunrise and sunset
Times for 29-Jan-2022
 Local
(UTC-6)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight07:0113:01
Sunrise07:3013:30
Sunset17:2523:25
Evening civil twilight17:5523:55

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  29-Jan-2022 08:59:04
Local (UTC-6)  29-Jan-2022 02:59:04
 
METAR
KDSM 290854Z 14010KT 10SM FEW120 OVC250 M10/M17 A3016 RMK AO2 SLP231 T11001172 58026
KIKV 
10nm NE 
290855Z AUTO 16005KT 10SM CLR M11/M17 A3018 RMK AO2
TAF
KDSM 290528Z 2906/3006 17006KT P6SM FEW250 FM291900 21010KT P6SM SCT200 FM292100 25011KT P6SM SCT200 FM292300 28008KT P6SM FEW200 FM300200 31007KT P6SM FEW200
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FBO, Fuel Providers, and Aircraft Ground Support

  
 Business Name 
 
 Contact 
 
 Services / Description 
 
Fuel Prices
 
Comments
  
Elliott Aviation ASRI 130.575
515-285-6551
toll-free 800-332-3511
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft charters, Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service, ...
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NATA Safety 1st   Crew cars   Enterprise Rent-A-Car   Wireless Internet Access (WiFi)  
 
Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $6.75 $6.48 
 Updated 18-Jan-2022
 
   2 read write
Signature Flight Support 515-256-5330
[web site]
[email]
Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Hangars, Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service, Catering, ...
 
Face masks required  
 
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independent
100LL Jet A
FS $6.75 $6.48 
 Updated 27-Jan-2022
 
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Alternatives at nearby airports
IMPORTANT: Note that the FBOs below are NOT at KDSM but at other nearby airports. Do not expect services from these FBOs to be available at KDSM.
Located at KIKV
Exec 1 Aviation
122.90
515-965-1020
[web site]
[email]
At KIKV (Ankeny Regional Airport), 10 miles NNE

Come visit Ankeny Regional Airport. We are a 15 minute drive from downtown Des Moines that can be easily accessed via the interstate. We offer a wide variety of services that meets any needs of our valued customers. Come over and visit us here in Ankeny.
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Located at KIKV
Avfuel
100LL Jet A
FS $5.95 $5.70 
 Updated 28-Jan-2022
 
   4 read write
FS=Full service
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