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Air Cargo

Ideally Located to Serve Your Needs

Already ranked in the top 50 airports for air cargo tonnage in the United States, Des Moines International Airport has over 1 million square feet of cargo aircraft parking area. The airport cargo area also includes more than 100,000 square feet of warehouse space.

Cargo AircraftCargo Vendors

3023 Army Post Road
Des Moines, IA 50309
(800) 463-3339 or (800) 238-5355

United Parcel Service
2601 Army Post Rd.
Des Moines, IA 50321

US Customs/Foreign Trade Zone

The Des Moines International Airport is the only Port of Entry located in Iowa. As a Port of Entry, Des Moines International Airport has on-site U.S. Customs and U.S. Department of Agriculture inspectors.

Cargo HandlersForeign Trade Zone (FTZ) # 107 is conveniently located on Interstates 35 and 80 just a few miles from the Des Moines International Airport. The FTZ allows certain types of merchandise to be imported, repackaged, assembled with other components, and then exported without having to go through formal customs entry procedures or incurring import duties.

Cargo Ground Handling Services

Ground handling services are provided by the individual airlines. Each has the experience, equipment, and know-how to handle a variety of aircraft equipment and freight.