dsm-to-gpt

 

The cheapest times to fly from DSM to GPT are

  • January 1st to February 25th (except the weeks of January 22nd and February 5th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DSM to GPT is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $984 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $235 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Gulfport

Flying from Des Moines, IA (DSM) to Gulfport/Biloxi, MS (GPT) will usually cost between $257 to $529 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $251. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $686. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $435 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $366 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DSM to GPT flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DSM to GPT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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DSM to GPT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DSM to GPT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Des Moines. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $121 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $313. Return trip prices are from the GPT to DSM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DSM to GPT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from DSM to GPT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) in Mobile, AL

  • 53 miles (85 km) away from GPT
  • Usually 10.53% less expensive than GPT
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to MOB flights

Destination alternative #2: Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) in Jackson/Vicksburg, MS

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from GPT
  • Usually 17.10% less expensive than GPT
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to JAN flights

Destination alternative #3: Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport (PIB) in Hattiesburg/Laurel, MS

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from GPT
  • Usually 4.24% less expensive than GPT
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to PIB flights

Destination alternative #4: Key Field Airport (MEI) in Meridian, MS

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from GPT
  • Usually 3.15% less expensive than GPT
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to MEI flights

Destination alternative #5: Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport (BTR) in Baton Rouge, LA

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from GPT
  • Usually 2.05% less expensive than GPT
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to BTR flights

Destination alternative #6: Pensacola International Airport (PNS) in Pensacola, FL

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from GPT
  • Usually 0.55% less expensive than GPT
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to PNS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DSM to GPT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport to Des Moines International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 810 miles or 1304 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DSM to GPT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DSM to GPT flight is about 2 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Des Moines, IA and Gulfport/Biloxi, MS?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from DSM to GPT.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code DSM
Origination airport name Des Moines International Airport
City Des Moines, IA
Country the United States
Latitude 41.5
Longitude -93.7

Return Airport

Destination code GPT
Destination airport name Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
City Gulfport/Biloxi, MS
Country the United States
Latitude 30.4
Longitude -89.1

 

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