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  • Des Moines International Airport Guide

    Full Name: Des Moines International Airport
    Location: The airport is located five miles (8km) from downtown Des Moines.
    Time: GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
    Tel:

    Tel: +1 515 256 5050

    Transfer to the City:

    The Des Moines Area Transit Authority (DART) Route 8 offers service to and from the airport to downtown Des Moines. A one-way fare is $1.75. The Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency (HIRTA) provides door-to-door service to all counties within the Greater Des Moines Metro Area, while intercity connections can be made via the Greyhound, Jefferson, or Trailways bus lines. Car rental and taxi options are available.

    Car rental:

    Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty counters are located in the baggage claim area.

    Facilities:

    Facilities at the airport include restaurants, a food court, shops, a meet and greet area, ATMs and conference rooms. Disabled facilities are good.

    Parking:

    Several parking garages are located adjacent to the terminal, with rates starting at $1 per 20 minutes and $14 per day in the long-term parking lot, and $1 per 20 minutes or $32 per day for short-term parking. A free shuttle service operates from the economy lots, which offer lower rates starting from $2 per hour up to $5 per day. Cash and major credit cards are accepted.