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DSM

Des Moines International
Des Moines, Iowa

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FAA Identifier: DSM
Latitude/Longitude: 41-32-02.3000N / 093-39-47.1000W
41.5339 / -93.6631
Elevation: 957 feet MSL (Surveyed)
Magnetic Variation: 03E (2000)
Land Area Covered: 2625 acres
From City: 3 nautical miles SW of Des Moines, IA
County/Parish: Polk, IA
Airport Operations:
Airport Use: Public
Activiation Date: 4/1/1940 12:00:00 AM
Sectional Chart: Omaha
Control Tower: Yes
ARTCC: Minneapolis Center (ZMP)
FSS: Fort Dodge Flight Service Station ()
Attendance: Continuous
Wind Indicator: Yes - Lighted
Segmented Circle: No
Lights:
Beacon: White-Green (lighted land airport)
International Operations: No
Landing Fee: No
Communications:
Unicom: 122.95
LCL/P IC 118.3
LCL/P IC 257.8
GND/P IC 121.9
GND/P IC 348.6
EMERG 121.5
EMERG 243.0
CD/P IC 317.55
CD/P 134.15
ATIS 119.55(515-287-3180)
ATIS 251.05(515-287-3180)
APCH/S DEP/S CLASS C 118.6
APCH/S DEP/S CLASS C 350.3
APCH/S CLASS C 360.7
APCH/S CLASS C 135.2
APCH/P DEP/P CLASS C IC 123.9
APCH/P DEP/P CLASS C IC 307.15
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
Services:
Fuel available: 100LL Jet-A
Airframe Repair: Major
Power Plant Repair: Major
Bottled oxygen: High/low
Bulk oxygen: High/low
Runway Information:
Runway: 05/23
Dimensions: 9003 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor conditionortland cement concrete
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 133 K lbs.
Double wheel: 180 K lbs.
Double tandem: 340 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Runway: 13/31
Dimensions: 9002 x 150 ft.
Surface: Asphalt - in poor conditionortland cement concrete
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or plastic groove
Weight Bearing Capacity:
Single wheel: 133 K lbs.
Double wheel: 180 K lbs.
Double tandem: 340 K lbs.
Runway Edge Lights: High intensity
Airport Ownership and Management:
Ownership: Publicly Owned
Owner: Des Moines Airport Authority
5800 Fleur Drive, Room 201
Des Moines, IA 50321
515-256-5100
Manager: Mr. Kevin Foley
5800 Fleur Dr Rm 201
Des Moines, IA 50321-2854
515-256-5100
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Remarks:
  • CONTRACT FUEL NOT AVBL; HOWEVER GOVT CONTRACTORS MAY ACPT GOVT CREDIT CARDS.
  • BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
  • INFORMAL NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES IN EFFECT. EXPECT ATC TO ASSIGN PREFERRED RY.
  • SOUTH RAMP PCN 78 R/B/W/T. WEST RAMP PCN 87 R/B/W/T.
  • TERMINAL RAMP ALL GATES AIR CARRIER DEICING PRIOR TO PUSHBACK UNLESS APPROVED BY ARPT DIRECTOR.
  • MAX ACFT WEIGHT ALL FBO RAMPS 100,000 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 CONDITION IS FAIR ON 4000' ASPH PORTION OF RY 5/23.
  • USE CAUTION WHEN LNDG OVER RAISED LIGHTS IN THE OVERRUNS AND RWY THLDS AT DSM.
  • PRK FOR MIL AND MIL CONTRACTED ACFT AVBL ON ANG RAMPS. PPR RQR CTC LOGISTIC PLANS OFFICE DSN 261-8573 C515-261-8573, TRAN ALERT DSN 261-8360 C515-261-8360, CP 261-8280 C515-261-8280. MIL CREWS CAN CTC HAWKI CP ON 252.9 ON APCH 1300Z-2330Z TUE-FRI. IA ARNG
  • TXG ACFT ON TRML APRON BTN TWY E & TWY F PROHIBITED.
  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
  • PRVDD RWY/TWY MKD IN ACCORDANCE W FAA ADZY CIRCULAR NO 150/5340-IH.
  • 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.
Nearby Public Airports: (50 mile radius)
IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
Y76 Morningstar Field Des Moines, IA - Public Omaha 8 miles
IKV Ankeny Rgnl Ankeny, IA - Public Omaha 12 miles
3Y3 Winterset Muni Winterset, IA - Public Omaha 22 miles
AMW Ames Muni Ames, IA - Public Omaha 32 miles
PRO Perry Muni Perry, IA - Public Omaha 33 miles
OXV Knoxville Muni Knoxville, IA - Public Omaha 33 miles
I75 Osceola Muni Osceola, IA - Public Omaha 33 miles
TNU Newton Muni-Earl Johnson Field Newton, IA - Public Omaha 35 miles
BNW Boone Muni Boone, IA - Public Omaha 37 miles
PEA Pella Muni Pella, IA - Public Chicago 38 miles
CNC Chariton Muni Chariton, IA - Public Omaha 39 miles
GCT Guthrie County Rgnl Guthrie Center, IA - Public Omaha 41 miles
8C2 Sully Muni Sully, IA - Public Chicago 42 miles
GFZ Greenfield Muni Greenfield, IA - Public Omaha 43 miles
EFW Jefferson Muni Jefferson, IA - Public Omaha 48 miles
GGI Grinnell Rgnl Grinnell, IA - Public Chicago 49 miles
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IDNameCity/State/UseChartDistance
20IA Hobbes Field Cumming, IA - Private Omaha 7 miles
IA85 Tuinstra Airfield Indianola, IA - Private 9 miles
IA41 Laverty Fld Indianola, IA - Private Omaha 10 miles
IA48 Kern Field Polk City, IA - Private Chicago 15 miles
46IA Todd Field Ankeny, IA - Private Omaha 16 miles
IA11 Too Short Indianola, IA - Private Omaha 17 miles
IA66 Nash Field Indianola Indianola, IA - Private Omaha 17 miles
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