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Greater Mankato is strategically located relative to all of southern Minnesota, as well as to the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Major highways connecting Greater Mankato and the surrounding area are enhanced to accommodate the dramatic growth in economic activity throughout the region. With a state-of-the-art regional airport, trucking services and rail access, Greater Mankato offers an efficient Midwest gateway to U.S. and global markets.
State Highway 22 | North to St. Peter and Hwy 169 to Twin Cities South to Iowa border
State Highway 60 | West to St. James, Worthington and Interstate 90 East to Faribault and Interstate 35
US Highway 14 | East to Owatonna, Rochester West to New Ulm and South Dakota border
US Highway 169 | North to Twin Cities and surrounding suburbs South to Blue Earth and Interstate 90
Interstate Highways | Accessible in less than a one-hour drive
Numerous truck lines serve the area, with several maintaining terminal facilities locally. Local carriers are capable of handling all types of freight.
Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern (DM&E)
Map of Rail System in Minnesota
Charter and Corporate Air Service
The Mankato Regional Airport serves as a vital transportation component for the region. A new 6,600-foot runway was completed in 2007 to allow larger aircraft (up to a 737) to utilize the facility. The airport leases 86 indoor hanger spaces and is used by a steady stream of corporations to accommodate their travel needs. The Mankato Regional Airport also offers chartered flight services, and scheduled commercial flights are available a short 75-minute drive to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport