DSM - Des Moines Tower

FAA Control Tower and Approach Control in Des Moines, Iowa

Facility Information

Basic Information
Identifier DSM
Name Des Moines Tower
Leveli Level 7
Type Tower and Approach Control
Service Area Central
District Minneapolis
Contact Information
Phone Number 515-974-8010
Address 3000 McKinley Ave
Des Moines, IA 50321
Hours of Operationi 0000-2359 (always open)
⚠️ Hours may differ due to staffing changes related to Covid-19. Refer to NOTAMs for the most current updates.

Salary Information

2020 Pay Table for Des Moines Tower
Career Leveli Hourly Min. Hourly Max. Salary Min. Salary Max.i
CPC $40.75 $55.01 $85,035 $114,797
D3 $36.21 $40.75 $75,575 $85,035
D2 $31.68 $36.21 $66,111 $75,575
AG $22.61 $22.61 $47,185 $47,185
Includes everything except premium pay.
Des Moines Tower Pay Factors
Facility Leveli Level 7
Locality Area Rest of U.S.
Locality Payi 15.95%

Staffing and Training

Staffing Information, July 2020
CPC Targeti 22 CPCs
CPCs on Boardi 19 CPCs
Current Number of Trainees 7 trainees
Current Staffing Leveli 86%
Projected Staffing Leveli 108%
Training Information, July 2020
Average Training Timei 1.84 years
Training Success Ratei 91%
Travel Days from Academyi 2 days