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.
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.
Parking for military and military contracted aircraft available on ANG ramps. prior permission required rqr contact logistic plans office DSN 261-8573 C515-261-8573, transient alert DSN 261-8360 C515-261-8360, CP 261-8280 C515-261-8280. military crews can contact hawki CP on 252.9 on approach 1300Z-2330Z TUE-FRI. Ia arng fixed wing det DSN 431-4993 C515-252-4993.
Txg aircraft on terminal apron between taxiway east and taxiway F prohibited.
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.