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Des Moines International Airport to Add New Destination to Route Map

November 21, 2019

Des Moines, Iowa (November 21, 2019): The Des Moines International Airport will be adding another dot on its route map starting June 6, 2020.  American Airlines announced summer seasonal service to Miami International Airport  (MIA) on a nonstop flight from Des Moines.  The flights will operate from the Des Moines International Airport twice weekly on Saturday and Sunday starting in June.

"We were excited to get the call from American," said Kayla Kovarna, Des Moines Airport Authority Communications, Marketing and Air Service Development Manager. "This flight will fill a need we have for nonstop service to Southern Florida and Miami is a hot destination for Iowans!”

MIA is American’s gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, and convenient flight times will complement one-stop connections to vacation favorites like Bonaire, St. Vincent, and Montego Bay, Jamaica. Flights will be operated on an Embraer 175 with 12 First Class seats and 64 Main Cabin seats.

Miami is the 17th most frequented destination out of Des Moines with 52,116 passengers landing in "The Magic City" each year.  The new route will be the seventh destination served out of the Des Moines International Airport by American Airlines who consistently holds the largest market share of DSM passengers with 32% in October 2019.

Tickets are available for purchase starting Monday, November 25, 2019 at www.aa.com.


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About the Des Moines Airport Authority 

The Des Moines Airport Authority is an independent entity that oversees the operations and maintenance of the Des Moines International Airport. The Airport Authority works to improve the quality of air service and make air travel to and from Des Moines more convenient and pleasurable. For more information, visit www.flydsm.com and follow @dsmairport on Twitter and DSM International Airport on Facebook.