Nearest major airport to Ames, Iowa:

The closest major airport to Ames, Iowa is Des Moines International Airport (DSM / KDSM). This airport is in Des Moines, Iowa and is 41 miles from the center of Ames, IA. If you're looking for domestic flights to DSM, check the airlines that fly to DSM.

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International airports near Ames, IA

41 miles: Des Moines International Airport - Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM)
209 miles: Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport - Minneapolis, MN (MSP / KMSP)
230 miles: Kansas City International Airport - Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI)

Domestic airports near Ames, IA

41 miles: Des Moines International Airport - Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM)
101 miles: Waterloo Regional Airport - Waterloo, IA (ALO / KALO)
105 miles: The Eastern Iowa Airport - Cedar Rapids, IA (CID / KCID)
174 miles: Rochester International Airport - Rochester, MN (RST / KRST)
174 miles: Eppley Airfield - Omaha, NE (OMA / KOMA)
181 miles: Sioux Gateway Airport - Sioux City, IA (SUX / KSUX)
192 miles: Kirksville Regional Airport - Kirksville, MO (IRK / KIRK)

Local airports near Ames, IA

5 miles: Ames Municipal Airport - Ames, IA (AMW / KAMW)
27 miles: Ankeny Regional Airport - Ankeny, IA (IKV / KIKV)
45 miles: Perry Municipal Airport - Perry, IA (PRO / KPRO)
49 miles: Marshalltown Municipal Airport - Marshalltown, IA (MIW / KMIW)
52 miles: Webster City Municipal Airport - Webster City, IA (IA2)
64 miles: Newton Municipal Airport - Newton, IA (TNU / KTNU)
74 miles: Fort Dodge Regional Airport - Fort Dodge, IA (FOD / KFOD)

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Ames, Iowa

City: Ames
State: Iowa
Country: United States
Category: cities

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