• Transportation

    Muscatine is just south of the only east-west freeway in the country, I-80, and 25 miles from the Avenue of the Saints Highway connecting north to south. Our city is conveniently located on US Highway 61, Iowa Highways 22, 38, & 92, and is just 25 minutes from the metropolitan area of the Quad Cities. Muscatine is a 2.5 hour drive from Des Moines and a 3 hour drive from Chicago. It is within a half-day’s drive of St. Louis or Minneapolis.


    Miles to Regional Cities

    Chicago, IL………………………190 Des Moines,IA…………………149

    Indianapolis, IN…………………330 Kansas City, MO………………323

    Milwaukee, WI…………………240 Minneapolis, MN………………312

    Omaha, NE…………………………269 St. Louis, MO………………………252

    Airports:

    Quad City International Airport

    Airport Code MLI, The Quad City International Airport (QCIA) serves travelers throughout Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. There are currently five airlines serving 11 nonstop hubs, or connecting cities. The airport features an all new concourse, restaurant, gift shop and spacious baggage claim area. Car rental through most national rental car companies is available on site. Airport office: 309-764-9621 –
    www.qcairport.com

    Eastern Iowa Airport

    Four airlines service the Eastern Iowa Airport, averaging more than 70 flights a day to and from nine different non-stop destinations. The airport is located just outside Cedar Rapids, north of I-80 and right off I-380. Airport office: 319-362-8336 – www.eiairport.org

    MUSCATINE Municipal Airport

    5701 Grandview Ave

    Muscatine, IA 52761

    563-263-8672

    Hours of Operation: Dawn until Dusk

    www.airnav.com/airport/KMUT

    Freight Service

    Freight to and from Muscatine can be serviced by several local lines including:

    CHRobinson • Curry, Inc. • Daufeldt Transport, Inc. • Morgan Trucking Co. • Newcomb Warehouse, Inc. • Quest Liner • Robison Logistics • TanTara Transportation Corp. • Trimac • Wenger Truckline

    Rail Transportation:

    Iowa Chicago & Eastern Railroad Corporation; Frequency of switching service: 7 days a week.

    Waterways:

    Mississippi River - 9-foot channel, 10-month navigation season. Features three barge terminals with two served by rail and located within 20 minutes of I-80. Excellent recreational facilities are also available for pleasure craft.


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