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DTW to DSM Route Map

Detroit to Des Moines Flights, Stats and Airplanes

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

Destination:
Distance:
532.13 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from DTW to DSM

Airline Carrier

Delta Air Lines

Aircraft

Canadair Regional Jet

DTW - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airlines

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DSM - Des Moines Intl. Airlines

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

  • The shortest flight distance between Detroit and Des Moines is 534 miles.
  • In 2009, there were 3 airline companies operating between Detroit and Des Moines.
  • The average flight time from Detroit, MI to Des Moines, IA takes about 84 minutes.
  • The newest aircraft servicing DTW to DSM in 2009 was American Eagle's EMB-140 from Embraer. The EMB-140 started flying in 2001.
  • American Eagle operated flights from DTW to DSM using one type of aircraft in 2009.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Detroit, MI to Des Moines, IA in 2009 was Comair's CRJ-2/4 from Canadair which started flying in 1997.
  • Comair, Northwest Airlink operate the shortest flights from Detroit to Des Moines.
  • Northwest Airlink carried a total of 25,101 passengers from DTW to DSM in 2009.
  • Northwest Airlink offers the shortest flight times from Detroit to Des Moines.
  • The shortest flight between DTW and DSM takes about 83 minutes.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Detroit and Des Moines from Comair is the CRJ-2/4 built by Canadair with 50 seats.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Detroit to Des Moines in 2009 was 75.27%.
  • Northwest Airlink, Comair, American Eagle offer flights from Detroit, MI to Des Moines, IA.
  • There were 25,298 passengers that flew from Detroit to Des Moines in 2009.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from DTW to DSM for American Eagle is the EMB-140 built by Embraer with 44 seats.
  • Flight #2805, operated by Northwest Airlink, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 5 minutes average delay between flights from Detroit to Des Moines.
  • 33,344 seats were available on flights from DTW to DSM in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 25,298 passengers flew on all flights from DTW to DSM that year.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)