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KDSM Des Moines International Airport
Des Moines, Iowa, USA

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FAA INFORMATION EFFECTIVE 20 JULY 2017

Location

FAA Identifier: DSM
Lat/Long: 41-32-02.3000N / 093-39-47.1000W
41-32.038333N / 093-39.785000W
41.5339722 / -93.6630833
(estimated)
Elevation: 957.5 ft. / 291.8 m (surveyed)
Variation: 03E (2000)
From city: 3 miles SW of DES MOINES, IA
Time zone: UTC -5 (UTC -6 during Standard 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(515-287-3180) 251.05(515-287-3180)
WX ASOS: PHONE 515-974-8013
DES MOINES GROUND: 121.9 348.6
DES MOINES TOWER: 118.3 257.8
DES MOINES APPROACH: 123.9 307.15 118.6 135.2 350.3 360.7
DES MOINES DEPARTURE: 123.9 307.15 118.6 350.3
CLEARANCE DELIVERY: 134.15 317.55
CLASS C: 118.6 135.2 350.3 360.7
CLASS C IC: 123.9 307.15
EMERG: 121.5 243.0
IC: 118.3 121.9 257.8 317.55 348.6
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: 9003 x 150 ft. / 2744 x 46 m
Surface: asphalt/concrete/grooved, in excellent condition
Weight bearing capacity: 
PCN 34 /R/B/W/T
Single wheel: 133.0
Double wheel: 180.0
Double tandem: 340.0
Runway edge lights: high intensity
RUNWAY 5  RUNWAY 23
Latitude: 41-31.402082N41-32.276933N
Longitude: 093-40.626750W093-39.034065W
Elevation: 915.6 ft.934.5 ft.
Gradient: 0.4% UP
Traffic pattern: leftleft
Runway heading: 051 magnetic, 054 true231 magnetic, 234 true
Declared distances: TORA:9003 TODA:9003 ASDA:9003 LDA:9003TORA:9003 TODA:9003 ASDA:9003 LDA:9003
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.
Gradient: 0.2% UP0.8% DOWN
Traffic pattern: leftright
Runway heading: 129 magnetic, 132 true309 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: ILSILS/DME

Airport Ownership and Management from official FAA records

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

Airport Operational Statistics

Aircraft based on the field: 111
Single engine airplanes: 69
Multi engine airplanes: 12
Jet airplanes: 27
Helicopters: 2
Military aircraft: 1
    
Aircraft operations: avg 192/day *
42% commercial
34% transient general aviation
16% air taxi
5% local general aviation
3% military
* for 12-month period ending 31 December 2016

Additional 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 FIXED WING 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 between 20 July 2017 at 0901Z and 17 August 2017 at 0900Z.

 
IAPs - Instrument Approach Procedures
ILS OR LOC RWY 05   download (247KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 13   download (251KB)
ILS OR LOC RWY 31   download (275KB)
ILS RWY 31 (SA CAT I)   download (239KB)
ILS RWY 31 (CAT II - III)   download (245KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 05   download (228KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 13   download (252KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 23   download (200KB)
RNAV (GPS) RWY 31   download (259KB)
VOR/DME RWY 23   download (253KB)
NOTE: Special Alternate Minimums apply   download (15KB)
 
Departure Procedures
DES MOINES SEVEN   2 pages: [1] [2] (419KB)
NOTE: Special Take-Off Minimums/Departure Procedures apply   download (158KB)

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 20-Jul-2017
 Local
(UTC-5)
 Zulu
(UTC)
Morning civil twilight05:2710:27
Sunrise05:5910:59
Sunset20:4301:43
Evening civil twilight21:1502:15

Current date and time
Zulu (UTC)  20-Jul-2017 17:14:41
Local (UTC-5)  20-Jul-2017 12:14:41
 
METAR
KDSM 201654Z 20006KT 10SM FEW130 FEW200 BKN250 33/23 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP135 ACC SE T03280228
KIKV 
10nm NE 
201655Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM CLR 32/23 A2997 RMK AO2
TAF
KDSM 201132Z 2012/2112 22008KT P6SM SCT250 FM210200 13007KT P6SM FEW150
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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 1-800-332-3511
[web site]
[email]

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Aviation fuel, Aircraft parking (ramp or tiedown), Passenger terminal and lounge, Aircraft charters, Aircraft maintenance, Avionics sales and service, ...
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Phillips 66
100LL Jet A
FS $6.37 $5.50 
 Updated 18-Jul-2017
 
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Signature Flight Support ASRI 131.00
515-256-5330
[web site]
[email]

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As Iowa's capital city, Des Moines is a hub of government action, business activity, arts and cultural affairs. Affordable housing, one of the nation's shortest average commute times, and an increasingly diverse population, make Des Moines a wonderful place to live, work and visit. With quality service and competitive pricing, Signature-Des Moines welcomes you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to handle your travel needs.
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100LL Jet A
FS $6.51 $5.42 
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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
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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 $5.49 $4.59 
 Updated 17-Jul-2017
 
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FS=Full service
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Getting Around: Taxi, Limo, Rental Cars, Mass Transit

  
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Services / Description
 
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Uber
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Ground transportation

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