Long layover at Des Moines airport (DSM) or in nearby hotels

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Possibility to spend the night at Des Moines airport (DSM), if open 24 hours. Services available, places to rest (free resting zones), or look for the list of nearby hotels and vip lounges.

Layover guide. Sleeping facilities in the public zone or boarding area


Spending the night at the airport

Des Moines airport is open 24 hours a day, so you will be able to spend the night inside the enclosure if you have a flight early in the morning. Keep in mind that you will have to remain in the public area once the security checkpoints close for the night.

Where to rest: Many of the seats have armrests, but there are more comfortable benches in the check-in area. If you have a sleeping bag, you can lay down in the carpeted area located by the baggage reclaim hall. Passengers wishing for a longer rest can arrange their transfer directly with one of the nearby hotels.

Baggage: The terminal does not operate lockers nor left luggage services.

Eating and drinking: During the night, the only available options are vending machines.

Wi-Fi: Free for 60 minutes.


Booking accommodation


Nearby Hotels

Many of the nearby hotels provide courtesy transport for their guests, and reservations can be made via a complimentary phone in the baggage reclaim area. Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport/Conf Center (Tel +1 515 287 2400), Quality Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport (Tel +1 515 287 3434), AmericInn by Wyndham Des Moines Airport (Tel +1 515 285 5180), Hampton Inn Des Moines-Airport (Tel +1 515 287 7300), Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport (Tel +1 515 256 0603), Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport (Tel +1 515 287 6364), Ramada by Wyndham Des Moines Airport (Tel +1 515 287 6464), DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Des Moines Airport (Tel +1 515 285 7777), Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Airport (Tel +1 515 309 4444), Homewood Suites by Hilton Des Moines Airport (Tel +1 515 285 7201).

Latest updates: April 15, 2019

  Scoring of Des Moines airport

Overall Scoring:
Scoring in Stay Overnite at The Airport (sleeping conditions):
VIP Lounge Pass