If you’re going to fly out of Des Moines, Iowa, you may want to either leave your airport at the airport or close to it. Close to around two million use this airport annually. The symbol for this airport is DSM. Here’s a couple of options to use. There’s the Keck Airport Shuttle Parking, which is $6.50 daily and less than 1/2 a mile from the airport. The address is 5555 Fleur Drive . They will get you at baggage claim after you return from your flight. It is well lit and there is a fence. At the Des Moines International Airport Parking the rates are $11.00 a day in the long-term parking lot. You can save also by using the econonmy airport lot at DSM .
During the holidays you can’t always predict if you’ll get a spot easily and with luggage it can be more convenient to use a place nearby. There is Gene’s Transporation at 3302 49th Street. Budget TaxiCab Co. is on 801 Grand Avenue.
At the Des Moines International Airport website, it describes that it’s open 24 hours a day, has shuttle bus service which is available 24/7 for the economy lots. Credit cards are accepted (in certain areas such as Phoenix, you need to put cash through a small slot, still). One thing that’s becoming more and more common are what are called Cell Phone Lots which are perfect if you’re picking up a passenger.
They have both long-term and short-term economy parking, there as well as handicapped parking. Compare the lots with off-site parking in price and also think about issues of getting the baggage to the terminal, weather conditions and
When you want to leave your car here are a few questions to consider:
1. What is the closest parking place where you can leave your car.
2. How long can you be needing to leave your car somewhere?
3. Will it have security, 24-hours-a-day, and what kind of security is offered? Is it gated?
4. How often do the shuttles leave for terminal?
You’d be surprised. When you ask people who are there to help you direct questions, you’ll generally get a direct answer. Be bold, and you’ll always get exactly what you want. Remember that Adventureland Theme Park is in Des Moines so check it out if you haven’t. You can camp there , take the RV or of course drive around.