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 42 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

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

Domestic airports near Ames, IA

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

Local airports near Ames, IA

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

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Ames, Iowa

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

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