DSM offers convenient onsite parking starting at $6 per day along with free shuttles to the terminal from economy lots. Reserved parking is not an option; however, shuttles run continuously and are notified when a car enters each lot to ensure timely pick-up. Track the shuttles with the Live Shuttle Tracker.
Travelers are able to park for up to 60 consecutive days in any airport lot. Unattended vehicles parked for longer than 60 days are subject to removal. Contact the ABM Parking office at 515-256-5038 for questions about longer stays.
*Please note, Airport Parking does not offer or accept coupons, including GroupOn.
Notice of price increase: On January 1, 2023 the Des Moines International Airport parking rates will increase. The following lots will be impacted by the increase: long term premium, long term, the blue lot and grey lot.
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Cell Phone Lot
Use the convenient Cell Phone Waiting Lot for free parking while you wait in your vehicle to pick up a passenger. If you'd like to meet your arriving guest in the terminal, park in one of the available parking lots. The hourly lot includes 20 minutes of free parking and then is $1 every 20 minutes after. Only active loading or unloading is permitted on the front curb of the airport terminal. Unattended vehicles will be ticketed and towed.
The cell phone lot is near the Grey economy parking lot. Heading south on Fleur Drive, turn right onto Leland Avenue. Turn left at the Frontage Road intersection (also known as Leland Ave.) and follow the road around. The entrance to the cell phone lot is immediately after Willow Creek Ave. on the right side.
If you are parked in an airport parking lot and experience car issues, please contact (515) 256-5000 for assistance.