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DSM
Des Moines International Airport
Official FAA Data Effective 2018-12-06 0901Z
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Location Information for KDSM
Coordinates: N41°32.04' / W93°39.78'
Located 03 miles SW of Des Moines, Iowa on 2625 acres of land. View all Airports in Iowa.
Surveyed Elevation is 957 feet MSL.
Magnetic Variation from 2020 is 1° East
Operations Data
Airport Use:Open to the public
Activation Date:April 1940
Status:Operational
Control Tower:Yes
Seg-Circle:No
Beacon:Clear-Green
(Lighted Land Airport)
Wind Indicator:Yes, Lighted
A.R.T.C.C.:MINNEAPOLIS
F.S.S.:FORT DODGE
NOTAMs Facility:DSM (NOTAM-D available)
Sectional Chart:OMAHA
ARFF Cert:I C S 05/1973
Customs:Customs Landing Rights
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.
AirspaceAnalysis:CONDITIONAL
PRVDD RWY/TWY MKD IN ACCORDANCE W FAA ADZY CIRCULAR NO 150/5340-IH.
Attendance:Continuous
Airport Communications
ATIS:119.55(515-287-3180) (515-974-8046) 251.05(515-287-3180) (515-974-8046)
ASOS: Tel. 515-974-8013
DES MOINES TOWER:118.3 257.8
DES MOINES GROUND:121.9 348.6
DES MOINES APPROACH:118.6 123.9 135.2 307.15 350.3 360.7
DES MOINES DEPARTURE:118.6 123.9 307.15 350.3
IC:118.3 121.9 123.9 257.8 307.15 348.6
CLEARANCE DELIVERY:134.15 317.55
CLASS C:118.6 123.9 135.2 307.15 350.3 360.7
EMERG:121.5 243.0
UNICOM:122.950
AWOS-3 at IKV (10.1 NE):119.175 515-965-5764
ASOS at AMW (27.6 N):132.025 515-233-2611
AWOS-3 at PRO (28.4 NW):118.0 515-465-2269
Remarks:
  • 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 Navigation Aids
IDNameFreqRadial / Range
VOT DSM DES MOINES 117.50 346°5.8
VOD TNU NEWTON 112.50 236°29.1
VOD JWJ ELMWOOD 109.40 223°48.4
VOD LMN LAMONI 116.70 006°57.9
IDNameFreqBearing / Range
VOD PEA PELLA 257 102°33.3
VOD EFW JEFFERSON 391 312°41.9
VOD MIW MARSHALLTOWN 239 042°48.1
VOD EBS WEBSTER CITY 323 349°55.2
Runway 05/23
Dimensions:9003 x 150 feet / 2744 x 46 meters
Surface:Asphalt-Concrete / Grooved in Excellent Condition
Weight Limits:34 /R/B/W/T, S-133, D-180, ST-340
Edge Lighting:High Intensity
Runway 05Runway 23
Coordinates:N41°31.40' / W93°40.63'N41°32.28' / W93°39.03'
Elevation: 915.6 934.5
Gradient: 0.4 UP
Traffic Pattern: Left Left
Runway Heading: 053° Magnetic, 054° True 233° Magnetic, 234° True
Declared Distances: TORA:9003 TODA:9003 ASDA:9003 LDA:9003 TORA:9003 TODA:9003 ASDA:9003 LDA:9003
Markings:Precision Instrument in good condition.Non-Precision Instrument in good condition.
Glide Slope IndicatorP4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)P4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)
RVR Equipment Touchdown Rollout
Approach Lights:MALSR 1,400 Foot Medium-intensity Approach Lighting System with runway alighment indicator lights.
REIL:Yes
Obstacles: 67 ft Pole 2322 ft from runway, 375 ft left of center
Runway 13/31
Dimensions:9002 x 150 feet / 2744 x 46 meters
Surface:Asphalt-Concrete / Grooved in Fair Condition
Weight Limits:67 /R/B/W/U, S-133, D-180, ST-340
Edge Lighting:High Intensity
Runway 13Runway 31
Coordinates:N41°32.74' / W93°40.47'N41°31.74' / W93°39.01'
Elevation: 912.2 957.5
Gradient: 0.2 UP 0.8 DOWN
Traffic Pattern: Left Right
Runway Heading: 131° Magnetic, 132° True 311° Magnetic, 312° True
Declared Distances: TORA:9001 TODA:9001 ASDA:9001 LDA:9001 TORA:9001 TODA:9001 ASDA:9001 LDA:9001
Markings:Precision Instrument in good condition.Precision Instrument in good condition.
Glide Slope IndicatorP4R (3.00° Glide Path Angle)P4L (3.00° Glide Path Angle)
RVR Equipment Touchdown Midfield Rollout Touchdown Midfield Rollout
Approach Lights:MALSR 1,400 Foot Medium-intensity Approach Lighting System with runway alighment indicator lights.ALSF2 Standard 2,400 Foot High-intensity Approach Lighting System with sequenced flashers, CATEGORY II or III Configuration.
Centerline Lights:YesYes
Services Available
Fuel:100LL (blue), Jet-A
Transient Storage:Hangars,Tiedowns
Airframe Repair:MAJOR
Engine Repair:MAJOR
Bottled Oxygen:HIGH/LOW
Bulk Oxygen:HIGH/LOW
Other Services:AIR FREIGHT SERVICES,AIR AMBULANCE SERVICES,AVIONICS,CARGO HANDLING SERVICES,CHARTER SERVICE,AIRCRAFT SALES,ANNUAL SURVEYING
Ownership Information
Ownership:Publicly owned
Owner:DES MOINES AIRPORT AUTHORITY
5800 FLEUR DRIVE, ROOM 201
DES MOINES, IA 50321
515-256-5100
Manager:MR. KEVIN FOLEY
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
5800 FLEUR DR RM 201
DES MOINES, IA 50321-2854
515-256-5100
Operational Statistics
Single Engine Aircraft Based on Field:69 Statistics collected for 12 month period ending 2017-12-31
Multi-Engine Aircraft Based on Field:12 Annual Commercial Operations:30914
Jet Aircraft Based on Field:27 Annual Commuter Operations:none
Helicopters Based on Field:2 Annual Air Taxi Operations:8848
Military Aircraft Based on Field:1 Annual Military Operations:1970
Gliders Based on Field:none Annual GA Local Operations:4459
Ultralights Based on Field:none Annual GA Itinerant Operations:23927
Other 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.
  • 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.
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