DES MOINES CITY INFO

Catch Greater Des Moines city information. Located at the intersection of the 1st and 3rd most traveled interstates in the United States, Des Moines is easy to get to and easy to get around. Catch a free, downtown trolley, hotel shuttles and four miles of downtown skywalk. Pick from about 100 daily flights at the Des Moines International Airport, 19 of which are non-stop! Wondering what the population is? Interested in how many hotel rooms Greater Des Moines offers? Find Greater Des Moines facts here.

Time Zone

  • Central Standard Time

Convention Centers 

Airport 

Population

  • 611,549 in the five-county Metro, according to the latest 2015 United States Census

Visitors to Greater Des Moines

  • 2.9 million each year

Hotel Rooms

  • More than 11,000

Unique Venues

  • 60+

Skywalks 

  • 4 miles, climate-controlled