The cheapest times to fly from NAS to DSM are

  • April 23rd to June 10th
  • July 9th to July 29th
  • October 15th to November 4th
  • December 24th to February 25th (except the weeks of January 1st and February 12th)

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 NAS to DSM is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $2710 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $438 for Tuesday flights around early to mid May.


When to Fly to Des Moines

Flying from Nassau (NAS) to Des Moines, IA (DSM) will usually cost between $438 to $815 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $438. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2710. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2272 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $499 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NAS to DSM flight.

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

NAS to DSM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the NAS to DSM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Nassau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, 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 $156 (25%) 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 $449. Return trip prices are from the DSM to NAS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from NAS to DSM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 38 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 NAS to DSM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Eppley Airfield Airport (OMA) in Omaha, NE

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from DSM
  • Usually 3.21% less expensive than DSM
  • 1-layover flights available

See NAS to OMA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, COPA, Delta, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Des Moines International Airport to Lynden Pindling International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1469 miles or 2364 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop NAS to DSM flight is about 3 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Nassau and Des Moines, IA?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeNAS
Origination airport nameLynden Pindling International Airport
CountryThe Bahamas

Return Airport

Destination codeDSM
Destination airport nameDes Moines International Airport
CityDes Moines, IA
Countrythe United States


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