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STL to DSM Route Map

St. Louis to Des Moines Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from Lambert St. Louis Intl. to Des Moines Intl..

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Distance:
259.35 miles

STL - Lambert St. Louis Intl. Airlines

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DSM - Des Moines Intl. Airlines

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Interesting Facts About Flights from St. Louis to Des Moines (STL to DSM)

  • The average flight time from St. Louis, MO to Des Moines, IA takes about 43 minutes.
  • Chautauqua Airlines carried a total of 16,515 passengers from STL to DSM in 2009.
  • Flight #4459, operated by American Eagle, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 1 minute average delay between flights from St. Louis to Des Moines.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from St. Louis to Des Moines in 2009 was 47.99%.
  • American Eagle operated flights from STL to DSM using 3 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • 43,114 seats were available on flights from STL to DSM in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 20,910 passengers flew on all flights from STL to DSM that year.
  • Chautauqua Airlines, American Eagle, Northwest Airlink offer flights from St. Louis, MO to Des Moines, IA.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from St. Louis, MO to Des Moines, IA in 2009 was American Eagle's EMB-145 from Embraer which started flying in 1996.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between St. Louis and Des Moines from American Eagle is the EMB-145 built by Embraer with 50 seats.
  • The newest aircraft servicing STL to DSM in 2009 was American Eagle's EMB-140 from Embraer. The EMB-140 started flying in 2001.
  • In 2009, there were 3 airline companies operating between St. Louis and Des Moines.
  • The shortest flight distance between St. Louis and Des Moines is 260 miles.
  • The shortest flight between STL and DSM takes about 43 minutes.
  • There were 20,910 passengers that flew from St. Louis to Des Moines in 2009.
  • American Eagle offers the shortest flight times from St. Louis to Des Moines.
  • American Eagle operates the shortest flights from St. Louis to Des Moines.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from STL to DSM for American Eagle is the EMB-135 built by Embraer with 37 seats.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)