Federal Highways: US Highway 18
Sate Highways: Highway 4, 10 & 15
County Blacktops: B14, B53, B63 run East/West; N26, N28, N40, N57, N60 run North/South
Interstate 90 (40 miles north of Emmetsburg)
Interstate 35 (72 miles east of Emmetsburg)
General Aviation Airport:
Emmetsburg Municipal Airport (EGQ) is located on the west side of Emmetsburg. It is a small airport for use of small planes. It has Fuel-100LL, Rotating Beacon, pcc surfaced runway – 13/31 20’ wide x 3,401’ length, turf runway – 17/35 150’ wide x 2,170’ length, Unicom-122.8, NBD-410.00 (EGQ), vor-110.00 (SPW). Call the airport at 712-852-3810.
Fort Dodge Regional Airport (FOD) http://www.fortdodgeiowa.org/department/division.php?fDD=5-23 is located 3 miles north of Fort Dodge. There are two runways: One is 6,547 x 150 ft and the other is 5,301 x 100 ft. Delta Airlines offers 2 non-stop flights daily to Minneapolis/St. Paul.
Mason City Municipal Airport (MCW) www.masoncity.net is located 3 miles west of Mason City. There are two runways: One is 6,501 x 150 ft and the other is 5,502 x 150 ft. Delta Airlines offers 2 non-stop flights daily to Minneapolis/St. Paul.
Des Moines International Airport (DSM) www.dsmairport.com is located 3 miles from the business district. There are two runways: One is 9003 x 150 ft.; the other is 9001 x 150 ft. The following airlines serve DSM: AirTran, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Continental, Delta, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways. Multiple daily flights are provided to major hubs.
Minneapolis International Airport (MSP) www.mspairport.com is centrally located within a 30 miniute drive of downtown Minneaplis and St. Paul. has one airfield with four runways and two terminal buildings – the Terminal 1-Lindbergh and Terminal 2-Humphrey -each with adjoining parking ramp facilities. The following airlines serve MSP: Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, American,, Continental, Delta, Frontier, United, US Airways, Air Tran Airways, Icelandair, Southwest, and Sun Country. Multiple daily flights are provided to major hubs.
Union Pacific (UP) www.up.com runs north/south through Palo Alto County and directly serves West Bend, Rodman, Emmetsburg and Graettinger.
Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern (DM&E) runs east/west through Palo Alto County and directly serves Cylinder, Emmetsburg and Ruthven.
Regional Taxi Service:
RIDES (Regional Transit Authority Taxi) is available for individuals or small groups. Taxi service runs in Emmetsburg from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. Cost is $2.50 one way. The taxi only runs in Emmetsburg, however individuals can be transported to/from other communities for medical reasons only.