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ORD to DSM Route Map

Chicago to Des Moines Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from O'Hare Intl. to Des Moines Intl..

Destination:
Distance:
298.31 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from ORD to DSM

Airline Carrier

American Airlines
American Airlines
Continental Airlines
Continental Airlines
Continental Airlines
Continental Airlines
Continental Airlines
Continental Airlines
United Airlines
United Airlines
US Airways
US Airways
US Airways
US Airways
US Airways
US Airways

Aircraft

Embraer RJ140
Embraer RJ145 Amazon
Airbus A319
Airbus A320-100/200
Canadair Regional Jet
Canadair Regional Jet 700
Embraer 170
Embraer RJ145 Amazon
Airbus A319
Airbus A320-100/200
Airbus A319
Airbus A320-100/200
Canadair Regional Jet
Canadair Regional Jet 700
Embraer 170
Embraer RJ145 Amazon

ORD - O'Hare Intl. Airlines

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DSM - Des Moines Intl. Airlines

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Chicago to Des Moines (ORD to DSM)

  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Chicago to Des Moines in 2009 was 61.09%.
  • There were 187,149 passengers that flew from Chicago to Des Moines in 2009.
  • The average flight time from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA takes about 49 minutes.
  • American Eagle, UNITED, go Operated by Mesa Airlines, Skywest Air, Shuttle America, American Airlines offer flights from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA.
  • American Eagle, UNITED, go Operated by Mesa Airlines, Skywest Air operate the shortest flights from Chicago to Des Moines.
  • The newest aircraft servicing ORD to DSM in 2009 was Shuttle America's EMB-170 from Embraer. The EMB-170 started flying in 2004.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Chicago and Des Moines from UNITED is the B757-2 built by Boeing with 182 seats.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Chicago, IL to Des Moines, IA in 2009 was American Airlines' MD-80 from Mcdonnell Douglas which started flying in 1990.
  • UNITED operated flights from ORD to DSM using 5 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • In 2009, there were 6 airline companies operating between Chicago and Des Moines.
  • The shortest flight between ORD and DSM takes about 49 minutes.
  • American Eagle offers the shortest flight times from Chicago to Des Moines.
  • American Eagle carried a total of 66,755 passengers from ORD to DSM in 2009.
  • The shortest flight distance between Chicago and Des Moines is 299 miles.
  • Flight #5825, operated by Skywest Air, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 129 minutes average delay between flights from Chicago to Des Moines.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from ORD to DSM for American Eagle is the EMB-135 built by Embraer with 37 seats.
  • 308,196 seats were available on flights from ORD to DSM in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 187,020 passengers flew on all flights from ORD to DSM that year.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)