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TRAFFIC?

NOT IN WEST DES MOINES.

FREE PARKING?

WE’VE GOT IT!

We can guarantee that you’ll spend more time doing the things that you enjoy in West Des Moines. There is no such thing as ‘fighting traffic’ (unless perhaps you’re headed to the mall on Black Friday or to Valley Junction on Small Business Saturday). In terms of drive-times, our motto is, “You can get just about anywhere in 20 minutes.” Not only is there minimal traffic, but parking is free in West Des Moines. You won’t find a meter, and there’s plenty of surface parking.

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CENTRAL LOCATION

West Des Moines borders Iowa’s capital city, Des Moines, which is home to the Des Moines International Airport. The Airport has 21 direct flights and is host to six major airlines: Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, and United.
(A bonus: because of its size, you can usually get through security in less than 30 minutes!)

West Des Moines is in the heart of the Midwest. With close proximity to the Airport, you can hop on a plane and get just about anywhere. West Des Moines is also close to larger Midwest cities, including Chicago, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Omaha and St. Louis.

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NEED A RIDE?

The Des Moines Metro area’s public transportation network is the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART). There are four routes through West Des Moines, but connections to destinations all throughout the Metro.

West Des Moines and the Metro area are hosts of Uber and Lyft, which are becoming very popular transportation options. There are also several taxicab companies servicing the Des Moines Metro area.