Des Moines International Airport Dig Permit Application

This form must be completed before any digging is approved. Any construction that begins without a permit on file will be subject to a $100 fine. 

This Dig Permit is only valid for 7 days. 

Contact Name*
Date and Time of Joint Meet*
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Iowa One Call (1-800-292-8989) covers the following agencies:

  • Century Link
  • Paetec Windstream
  • Iowa Network Services (INS)
  • Mid American Energy Gas and Electric
  • Mediacom Cable
  • Des Moines Water Works
  • City of Des Moines Public Works/Sewers
If you do not have a ticket number please enter 0 and leave a reason in the comments.
IA One Call Ticket Date*

FAA Kyle Stephenson, 515-528-6471

You are required to get approval from the FAA before a dig permit will be issued.

Please enter a valid email address for the FAA contact that is providing approval. They will receive a confirmation email once this form has been submitted. 

FAA contact providing approval*
Date and Time of FAA approval*
Will this dig permit require Iowa Air National Guard Approval?*
Any construction work done on or near the guard base will require IANG approval.

IANG-Comm Maintenance


IANG contact providing approval*
Date and Time of verbal approval*

IANG-Base Civil engineering


IANG contact providing approval*
Date and Time of verbal verification*

Airport Electricians Approval

Airport Electrician*
Date and Time of Locate*

Airport Systems Approval

Systems Technician*
Date and Time of Locate*