An Uber Guide to Des Moines Airport 

Uber Des Moines Airport (DSM) – Uber Des Moines Airport Pickup & Drop Off Guide

Uber Des Moines International Airport

Below, you’ll find our guide to Uber Des Moines Airport (in Des Moines Iowa) for both Uber Drivers & Uber Riders.

Our DSM Airport guide has four sections:

  1. For Riders: Getting Picked Up by Uber at Des Moines Airport
  2. For Riders: Getting Dropped Off by Uber at Des Moines Airport
  3. For Drivers: Picking Up Passengers at Des Moines Airport
  4. For Drivers: Dropping Passengers Off at Des Moines Airport

1. Riders: Getting Picked Up by Uber at Des Moines International Airport

To request an Uber at DSM Airport, simply follow the steps below:

1. Choose your Uber Service at Des Moines Airport

Open the Uber Ride App on your smartphone, and choose your preferred Uber service option.

The following vehicle options are available at DSM Airport:

  • UberX
  • UberXL

2. Uber Passenger Pickup Location at Des Moines Airport:

Input your location as: Des Moines International Airport.

Wait for your Uber driver curbside, near the arrivals pick-up area at DSM.

2. Riders: Getting Dropped Off by Uber at Des Moines Airport

All Uber Services are allowed to drop off passengers at DSM.

Request an Uber vehicle as you normally would, and input the appropriate Des Moines International Airport Terminal as your destination.

3. Drivers: Picking Passengers Up at Des Moines Airport

UberX & UberXL are the only Uber partners permitted to  pick up passengers at Des Moines International Airport.

All pickups must occur on the arrivals level of DSM.

Receiving Requests at Des Moines Airport

Uber drivers are required to wait for trip requests at a special staging lot, located near DSM’s Airport’s Terminals (see blue rectangle, bottom-right of map below).

des moines uber airport staging area 2017

4. Drivers: Dropping Off Passengers at Des Moines Airport

Drop off Uber passengers at the appropriate departure area of DSM.

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