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DSM to IAD Route Map

Des Moines to Washington, DC Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from Des Moines Intl. to Washington Dulles Intl..

Distance:
871.90 miles

DSM - Des Moines Intl. Airlines

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Des Moines to Washington, DC (DSM to IAD)

  • Northwest Airlines operated flights from DSM to IAD using 2 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from DSM to IAD for Northwest Airlink is the CRJ-2/4 built by Canadair with 50 seats.
  • In 2009, there were 4 airline companies operating between Des Moines and Washington.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Des Moines, IA to Washington, DC in 2009 was Northwest Airlines' B747-2/3 from Boeing which started flying in 1990.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Des Moines and Washington from Northwest Airlines is the B747-2/3 built by Boeing with 404 seats.
  • There were 1,477 passengers that flew from Des Moines to Washington in 2009.
  • 1,560 seats were available on flights from DSM to IAD in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 1,477 passengers flew on all flights from DSM to IAD that year.
  • The newest aircraft servicing DSM to IAD in 2009 was Sun Country Airlines' B737-8 from Boeing. The B737-8 started flying in 1998.
  • Northwest Airlines carried a total of 1,209 passengers from DSM to IAD in 2009.
  • Northwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, UNITED, Northwest Airlink offer flights from Des Moines, IA to Washington, DC.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Des Moines to Washington in 2009 was 87.29%.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)