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InsightAirline Statistics ✈ KDSM to KORD

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Alternate routings and fares

Popular airport connections or alternate routing from Des Moines Intl (Des Moines, IA) () and Chicago O'Hare Intl (Chicago, IL) () across all carriers over the last 12 months included (prices lower than the most popular are in bold):

RoutingCarrierPopularityMinimumMedianMaximum
non-stopAmerican Airlines
(operated by American Eagle)
34%$50.92$225.51$1,967.00
non-stopUnited
(operated by SkyWest)
18%$53.49$225.00$843.51
non-stopUnited14%$50.47$208.49$888.99
non-stopUnited
(operated by Former ExpressJet)
12%$53.49$224.49$752.01
non-stopUnited
(operated by Mesa)
12%$53.49$206.49$923.01
non-stopUnited
(operated by Shuttle America)
7%$53.49$224.01$738.50

Flight frequency

On non-stop flights from Des Moines Intl (Des Moines, IA) () to Chicago O'Hare Intl (Chicago, IL) (), carriers flew the following number of flights during the previous 12 months:

CarrierFlights performedFlights scheduledPercentage flown
Former ExpressJet285230124%
ExpressJet11100%
American Airlines44100%
United44445498%
Shuttle America33634797%
SkyWest65267497%
American Eagle2,0202,09796%
Mesa46348895%
Comair100%
Miami Air International100%
Endeavor Air100%

Load factor

On non-stop flights from Des Moines Intl (Des Moines, IA) () to Chicago O'Hare Intl (Chicago, IL) (), carriers filled this percentage of their seats during the previous 12 months:

CarrierPercentage of seats filledTotal seatsPassengersAverage per flight
American Airlines95%440423141
Former ExpressJet87%14,25012,77045
SkyWest80%37,03230,01446
ExpressJet78%503939
Mesa77%25,10220,36444
Shuttle America71%23,52016,85650
American Eagle70%99,20067,18533
United62%58,31237,23884
Miami Air International61%174107107
Comair61%764646
Endeavor Air4%5022

Cargo

On non-stop flights from Des Moines Intl (Des Moines, IA) () to Chicago O'Hare Intl (Chicago, IL) (), carriers handled this amount of cargo (including passenger luggage) during the previous 12 months:

CarrierCargo weight (lbs)Mail transport (lbs)
American Eagle23,640,8200
United14,759,4004,331
SkyWest9,998,0150
Mesa6,690,0000
Shuttle America6,414,9120
Former ExpressJet3,420,0000
American Airlines153,4001,077
Miami Air International42,5000
Comair19,0000
ExpressJet13,5000
Endeavor Air12,9000

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