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Des Moines International Airport Terminal Information


The terminal building at Des Moines International Airport comprises of two levels. The lower level mainly features the ticket counters and the baggage area while the upper level gives way to two concourses A and C.

Facilities offered at the Des Moines International Airport include restaurants, lounge, gift shops, car rental offices, taxi service / rank, disabled access / facilities and a Business Centre.

Business and meeting facilities offered at the Des Moines International Airport include a dedicated Business Center with a comprehensive list of amenities that include 24-hour availability, desk space, telephone service, Internet hook up capabilities and lounge space.

The comprehensive list of services offered at the Des Moines International Airport includes private meeting and conference rooms that can accommodate groups of between 2 and 200.

Airlines operating from the Terminal of the Des Moines International Airport include Allegiant Air, America West Express, American Airlines, American Eagle, Comair (the Delta Connection), Continental Express, Northwest Airlines, Mesaba Airlines (the Northwest Connection), Midwest Airlines, Skyway Airlines, and United Airlines.

Airborne Express, Emery Worldwide, Federal Express, United Parcel Service, and the United States Postal Service operate as cargo vendors out of the Des Moines International Airport.


Gift Shops

Capitol City Gifts is located in the lobby level and on the concourse level, there is a retail shop featuring many quality gift items.

Restaurants and Bars

A food court featuring restaurants such as Java Coast Coffee Shop, Creative Croissant Deli, UNO Chicago Style Pizzeria and American Grill is located in the terminal lobby (lower level). On the upper level (concourse) a fun restaurant is located featuring Grab & Go food items and a full-service bar.

Business Services

Internet Access

The Business Center, located in the main terminal immediately opposite the ticket counters provide computer ports and Internet access

Currency Exchange and ATMs

Foreign Exchange Desks

Currency can be bought and sold at Wells Fargo Foreign Currency, 666 Walnut Street in Des Moines. Passengers may contact the office directly by dialing +1 515 245 3293. Customers may obtain current exchange rate information by contacting the automated line at +1 515 245 3290.

Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs)

An ATM machine is located in terminal concourse in the vicinity of the main floor restaurant.

Extra Traveler Facilities

Airline Lounges

Lounges are located in both the lower and upper levels of the terminal building.

Tourist Information

For information on the city of Des Moines, Iowa call +1 515 283 4500 or visit The ground transportation facilities available at Des Moines International Airport make it convenient for the tourist to explore the city.

Medical Facilities

Some airlines have therapeutic oxygen available for a reasonable service charge.

Disabled Facilities

Disabled Parking

(See Des Moines International Airport Parking)


There are two elevators operating at the Des Moines International Airport terminal.

Telephone Booths

Telephone Devices for the Deaf (TDD) are located on both concourses of the upper level and on the lower level of the terminal.


The airlines serving the Des Moines International Airport have wheelchairs available. Skycaps are also available to transport disabled individuals by wheelchair to and from aircraft security screening locations.


Wheelchair accessible restrooms are available at the terminal building.

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