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MSP to DSM Route Map

Minneapolis to Des Moines Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from Minneapolis St. Paul Intl. to Des Moines Intl..

Destination:
Distance:
232.38 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from MSP to DSM

Airline Carrier

Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines

Aircraft

Canadair Regional Jet
Canadair Regional Jet 900

MSP - Minneapolis St. Paul Intl. Airlines

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DSM - Des Moines Intl. Airlines

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines (MSP to DSM)

  • In 2009, there were 6 airline companies operating between Minneapolis and Des Moines.
  • Northwest Airlink carried a total of 33,549 passengers from MSP to DSM in 2009.
  • The shortest flight between MSP and DSM takes about 40 minutes.
  • The shortest flight distance between Minneapolis and Des Moines is 232 miles.
  • The newest aircraft servicing MSP to DSM in 2009 was Compass Airlines' ERJ-175 from Embraer. The ERJ-175 started flying in 2004.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Minneapolis and Des Moines from Sun Country Airlines is the B737-8 built by Boeing with 162 seats.
  • Northwest Airlink offers the shortest flight times from Minneapolis to Des Moines.
  • There were 38,271 passengers that flew from Minneapolis to Des Moines in 2009.
  • Comair operated flights from MSP to DSM using 2 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • The average flight time from Minneapolis, MN to Des Moines, IA takes about 42 minutes.
  • Northwest Airlink, Comair, Sun Country Airlines, Compass Airlines, American Airlines, Chautauqua Airlines offer flights from Minneapolis, MN to Des Moines, IA.
  • 52,126 seats were available on flights from MSP to DSM in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 38,271 passengers flew on all flights from MSP to DSM that year.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Minneapolis, MN to Des Moines, IA in 2009 was American Airlines' MD-80 from Mcdonnell Douglas which started flying in 1990.
  • Flight #4090, operated by Northwest Airlink, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 6 minutes average delay between flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from MSP to DSM for Chautauqua Airlines is the EMB-140 built by Embraer with 44 seats.
  • Comair, Northwest Airlink operate the shortest flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Minneapolis to Des Moines in 2009 was 59.83%.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)