Transportation Infrastructure

Located in the heart of the U.S., Hiawatha is a booming Midwestern town with easy access to transportation, shipping routes, and major Midwestern cities. Our Eastern Iowa Airport offers flights to major hubs for Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, and United Airlines.

When you consider commercial development, you must also consider location and access. All Hiawatha businesses are just minutes away from Interstate 380, which connects Iowa City in the south to Waterloo in the north. Less than 30 miles south, you'll find Interstate 80, a 2,900-mile highway that links the west coast to the east coast.

If you ship or do business by rail, you can partner with CRANDIC, the Iowa Northern Railway Company, or the Iowa Interstate Railroad. In addition, a large UPS customer center in Hiawatha makes business shipping and receiving a snap.

No matter what your industry, you'll appreciate that you're within easy driving distance to four major cities: Chicago, Kansas City, St. Louis, and Minneapolis are all less than five hours away by car.

Hiawatha is a growing business community with convenient access to highways, bi-ways, and interstate transportation. It's the ideal spot for economic development. Discover why doing business in Hiawatha is right for you.

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