Market Access

Distance to Market

City Miles Days by Railroad (carload) Days by Motor Freight (Truckload)
Atlanta 970 3 3
Chicago 359 2 Less than 1, overnight
Denver 656 2 2
Des Moines 5 - 45 less than 1 Less than 1
Kansas City 189 1 Less than 1, overnight
Los Angeles 1694 4 4
Milwaukee 381 2 1
Minneapolis 246 1 Less than 1, overnight
New Orleans 997 3 3
New York 1133 4 4
Omaha 120 1 Less than 1, overnight
St. Louis 370 2 Less than 1, overnight

 

Transportation

Air Service  
Public Airports  
Name: Perry Municipal Airport
Distance to Airport: 0 - 30 Miles
Type of Runway: Concrete
Length of Runway: 4000 feet
Unicom Radio: Yes
Instrument Landing System: Yes
VOR: No
Non-Directional Beacon: Yes
Commercial Airports  
Name: Des Moines International Airport
Location: Des Moines
Distance to Airport: 4 - 45 Miles
Length of Longest Runway: 9003' x 150'
Number of Passenger Airlines 12; 6 Jet, 6 Commuter
Number of All-Cargo Airlines 4
Rail Service  
Railroad Name: Union Pacific Railroad
Number of Communities Served: 2
Name of Communities Served by Rail: Waukee, West Des Moines
Railroad Name: Iowa Interstate Ltd. Railroad
Number of Communities Served: 6
Name of Communities Served by Rail: Clive, Dexter, DeSoto, Van Meter, Urbandale, West Des Moines
Number of Communities with Piggyback Service Available: 0
Nearest Available Piggyback Service: Newton, IA; approx. 40 miles east of Des Moines on I-80
Highway Service  
Number of Interstate Highways Serving County: 2
Interstate Numbers: I-80 and I-35
Distance to Interstate Interchange: 0 to 35 Miles
Number of U.S. Highways Serving County: 2
U.S. Highway Numbers: U.S.169 and U.S. 6
Number of Iowa Highways Serving 4 County: 4
Iowa Highway Numbers: 141, 44, 144, 17

 

Maps

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U.S. and State Highways
U.S. and State Highways
Regional Interstates
Regional Interstates
   
Polk County and Des Moines Metro
Polk County and Des Moines Metro
Regional U.S. Highways
Regional U.S. Highways
   
Dallas County, IA Map
Dallas County,IA Map
Major Railroads
Major Railroads

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