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DSM to DTW Route Map

Des Moines to Detroit Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from Des Moines Intl. to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County.

Distance:
532.13 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from DSM to DTW

Airline Carrier

Delta Air Lines

Aircraft

Canadair Regional Jet

DSM - Des Moines Intl. Airlines

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DTW - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airlines

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Des Moines to Detroit (DSM to DTW)

  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Des Moines, IA to Detroit, MI in 2009 was Northwest Airlines' B757-2 from Boeing which started flying in 1990.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Des Moines to Detroit in 2009 was 73.8%.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Des Moines and Detroit from Northwest Airlines is the B757-2 built by Boeing with 182 seats.
  • There were 25,267 passengers that flew from Des Moines to Detroit in 2009.
  • Comair operated flights from DSM to DTW using one type of aircraft in 2009.
  • The shortest flight between DSM and DTW takes about 80 minutes.
  • The newest aircraft servicing DSM to DTW in 2009 was Comair's CRJ-2/4 from Canadair. The CRJ-2/4 started flying in 1997.
  • Northwest Airlink carried a total of 24,962 passengers from DSM to DTW in 2009.
  • Flight #2564, operated by Northwest Airlink, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 5 minutes average delay between flights from Des Moines to Detroit.
  • 33,082 seats were available on flights from DSM to DTW in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 25,267 passengers flew on all flights from DSM to DTW that year.
  • Comair, Northwest Airlink operate the shortest flights from Des Moines to Detroit.
  • Northwest Airlink, Northwest Airlines, Comair offer flights from Des Moines, IA to Detroit, MI.
  • The average flight time from Des Moines, IA to Detroit, MI takes about 82 minutes.
  • The shortest flight distance between Des Moines and Detroit is 534 miles.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from DSM to DTW for Comair is the CRJ-2/4 built by Canadair with 50 seats.
  • In 2009, there were 3 airline companies operating between Des Moines and Detroit.
  • Northwest Airlink offers the shortest flight times from Des Moines to Detroit.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)