Des Moines Intl Airport (Des Moines, IA) KDSM Remarks
Contract fuel not available; however government contractors may acpt government credit cards.
Birds on and in vicinity of airport.
Informal noise abatement procedures in effect. Expect air traffic control to assign preferred runway.
South ramp pcn 78 R/B/west/T. West ramp pcn 87 R/B/west/T.
Terminal ramp all gates air carrier deicing prior to pushback unless approved by airport director.
Max aircraft weight all FBO ramps 100,000 lbs
Tower has limited visibility on taxiway P at taxiway P-7 and approach end runway 05.
Cross bleed engine starts on air carrier ramp prohibited.
ANG - des moines angb has limited support for military aircraft. no base operations, pol, or aircraft grd eqpt (age) available at this time. fuel will be purchased from fbos; contract fuel unavbl at kdsm. 132 wg pers to support aircrews are limited. military crews can contact hawki CP on 252.9 on approach TUESDAY-FRIDAY 1300Z-2330Z. Prior permission required req for official business only are rqr, DSN 261-8573 or 261-8574.
Pavement condition is fair on 4000' asphalt portion of runway 5/23.
Use caution when landing over raised lights in the overruns and runway thlds at dsm.
Flight notification service (ADCUS) available monday - friday 0830-1700. for sat; sunday; hols and night customs serivce make appointments monday - friday 0830-1700. At least 3 hr advance notice required.