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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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