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The cheapest times to fly from DSM to GTR are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 2nd to May 6th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • June 25th to July 8th

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 GTR is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1148 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $230 for Tuesday flights around mid January.

 

When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from Des Moines, IA (DSM) to Columbus, MS (GTR) will usually cost between $250 to $572 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $305. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $776. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $472 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $427 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DSM to GTR flight.

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

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DSM to GTR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DSM to GTR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Des Moines. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.43, which is a bit above 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 $204 (40%) 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 $290. Return trip prices are from the GTR 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 GTR 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 6 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 GTR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Memphis International Airport (MEM) in Memphis, TN

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 35.01% less expensive than GTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to MEM flights

Destination alternative #2: Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field Airport (HSV) in Huntsville, AL

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 31.85% less expensive than GTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to HSV flights

Destination alternative #3: Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) in Jackson/Vicksburg, MS

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 29.04% less expensive than GTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to JAN flights

Destination alternative #4: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in Birmingham, AL

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 20.49% less expensive than GTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to BHM flights

Destination alternative #5: Key Field Airport (MEI) in Meridian, MS

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 17.10% less expensive than GTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to MEI flights

Destination alternative #6: Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport (PIB) in Hattiesburg/Laurel, MS

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from GTR
  • Usually 18.03% less expensive than GTR
  • 1-layover flights available

See DSM to PIB flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Golden Triangle Regional Airport to Des Moines International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 623 miles or 1003 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DSM to GTR flight is about 2 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Des Moines, IA and Columbus, MS?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from DSM to GTR.

 

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 GTR
Destination airport name Golden Triangle Regional Airport
City Columbus, MS
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -88.6

 

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