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DCA to DSM Route Map

Washington, DC to Des Moines Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from Ronald Reagan Washington National to Des Moines Intl..

Destination:
Distance:
895.27 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from DCA to DSM

Airline Carrier

Delta Air Lines

Aircraft

Canadair Regional Jet 900

DCA - Ronald Reagan Washington National Airlines

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DSM - Des Moines Intl. Airlines

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

  • Comair operated flights from DCA to DSM using 2 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from DCA to DSM for Comair is the RJ100/ER built by Canadair with 49 seats.
  • The shortest flight between DCA and DSM takes about 128 minutes.
  • Northwest Airlink carried a total of 6,835 passengers from DCA to DSM in 2009.
  • Northwest Airlink, Comair, Northwest Airlines offer flights from Washington, DC to Des Moines, IA.
  • The newest aircraft servicing DCA to DSM in 2009 was Comair's CRJ-2/4 from Canadair. The CRJ-2/4 started flying in 1997.
  • The shortest flight distance between Washington and Des Moines is 897 miles.
  • Comair, Northwest Airlink operate the shortest flights from Washington to Des Moines.
  • In 2009, there were 3 airline companies operating between Washington and Des Moines.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Washington to Des Moines in 2009 was 72.09%.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Washington and Des Moines from Northwest Airlines is the A320-1/2 built by Airbus Industrie with 148 seats.
  • There were 10,547 passengers that flew from Washington to Des Moines in 2009.
  • 14,995 seats were available on flights from DCA to DSM in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 10,547 passengers flew on all flights from DCA to DSM that year.
  • Northwest Airlink offers the shortest flight times from Washington to Des Moines.
  • The average flight time from Washington, DC to Des Moines, IA takes about 132 minutes.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Washington, DC to Des Moines, IA in 2009 was Northwest Airlines' A320-1/2 from Airbus Industrie which started flying in 1990.
  • Flight #6353, operated by Comair, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 11 minutes average delay between flights from Washington to Des Moines.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)