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Des Moines to Chicago Flights, Stats and Airplanes

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

Destination:
Distance:
298.31 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from DSM to ORD

Airline Carrier Aircraft
American Airlines Embraer RJ140
American Airlines Embraer RJ145 Amazon
Continental Airlines Airbus A320-100/200
Continental Airlines Canadair Regional Jet
Continental Airlines Canadair Regional Jet 700
Continental Airlines Embraer 170
Continental Airlines Embraer RJ145 Amazon
United Airlines Airbus A320-100/200
US Airways Airbus A320-100/200
US Airways Canadair Regional Jet
US Airways Canadair Regional Jet 700
US Airways Embraer 170
US Airways Embraer RJ145 Amazon

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

  • 262,695 seats were available on flights from DSM to ORD in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 173,431 passengers flew on all flights from DSM to ORD that year.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Des Moines to Chicago in 2009 was 67.75%.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from DSM to ORD for American Eagle is the EMB-135 built by Embraer with 37 seats.
  • The average flight time from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL takes about 51 minutes.
  • There were 173,431 passengers that flew from Des Moines to Chicago in 2009.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL in 2009 was American Airlines' MD-80 from Mcdonnell Douglas which started flying in 1990.
  • American Eagle, Skywest Air, go Operated by Mesa Airlines, UNITED, Shuttle America, American Airlines, Air Greenland, Comair offer flights from Des Moines, IA to Chicago, IL.
  • American Eagle carried a total of 67,129 passengers from DSM to ORD in 2009.
  • The newest aircraft servicing DSM to ORD in 2009 was Shuttle America's EMB-170 from Embraer. The EMB-170 started flying in 2004.
  • UNITED operated flights from DSM to ORD using 5 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • American Eagle, UNITED, go Operated by Mesa Airlines, Skywest Air operate the shortest flights from Des Moines to Chicago.
  • The shortest flight between DSM and ORD takes about 49 minutes.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Des Moines and Chicago from American Airlines is the B757-2 built by Boeing with 188 seats.
  • The shortest flight distance between Des Moines and Chicago is 299 miles.
  • In 2009, there were 8 airline companies operating between Des Moines and Chicago.
  • Flight #501, operated by UNITED, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 82 minutes average delay between flights from Des Moines to Chicago.
  • UNITED offers the shortest flight times from Des Moines to Chicago.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)