Scott County Iowa Transportation

Scott County Iowa Transportation

Serving the Metropolitan Statistical Area

Highways Serving Area:

Interstates: 74, 80, 88, & 280
U.S. Federal: 6, 34, 61, 67, & 150
State: IL 5, 17, 78, 81, 82, 84, 92, 94 & 192; IA 22 & 130

Motor Freight Service:

The Quad Cities is served by over 100 motor freight carriers. With major break-bulk facilities located in the area, consistent, direct service to and from the Quad Cities is assured.

Major Trucking Carriers:

ABF Freight System Inc. • Adrian Carriers • CF Motor Freight • Dohrn Transfer • Roadway Express, Inc. • Yellow Freight System, Inc.

Rail Transportation:

  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad
  • Iowa Interstate Railroad
  • Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad Corporation
  • Amtrak - Northeast/Southwest Passenger

Air Service:

Quad City International Airport

  • Airport Code - MLI
  • Daily Flights - 21-23
  • Runway Lengths - 10,000 ft., 7,300 ft., and 5,000 ft
  • Fixed Base Operator (FBO) - Elliot Aviation
  • Airfield - Fully instrumented, three runway systems
  • U.S. Customs Port of Entry
  • Additional Services:
    • Charter handling (above/below wing)
    • Charter and signatory carrier fueling services
    • Customer care (skycap and wheelchair/electric cart) assistance
    • free Wi-Fi
    • two restaurants
    • gift shop
    • easy interstate access

Major Airline Carriers and Hub/Connecting Cities:

  • Allegiant to Las Vegas, Orlando-Sanford, Phoenix-Mesa, Punta-Gorda/Ft. Myers, St. Petersburg-Clearwater (service on select days, some service seasonal.)
  • American Eagle to Chicago O’Hare, Dallas-Ft. Worth
  • Delta to Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Paul
  • United Airlines to Chicago O’Hare, Denver

Major Air Freight Carriers:

  • Airborne Express
  • BAX Global
  • DHL
  • Emery Worldwide
  • UPS

Davenport Municipal Airport:

General aviation with complete instrument approaches, weather reporting services 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and private aircraft rental and maintenance. Runway length: 5,501 ft. (1,677m) and 4,100 ft. (1,250m) both 100 ft. (30m) wide.

Other Air Service:

Gen Air Park, Geneseo; Kewanee Municipal, Kewanee; and McNeal's Field, East Moline.


  • Mississippi River - 9 foot channel, 10 month navigation season. Featuring 50 barge terminals with 26 served by rail and interstate. Recreational facilities are also available.
  • Rock River - navigable for recreation.

International Trade Service:

  • U.S. Customs Port of Entry
  • Computerized Paired Port Systems
  • Foreign Trade Zone #133
  • Customs Bonded Motor Carriers - 30
  • Customs House Brokers/International Freight
  • Forwarders - 3
  • Large-capacity, full-service intermodal transfer facility.
    Source: Quad City Development Group.

News & Notices

Scott County Conservation Board & Iowa DNR are renovating the West Lake Complex to improve water quality and recreational opportunities Watershed protection from March to November 2019 involves 5 ponds and one bio-swale Liberalized Fishing Regulations 1 April – 15 July 2019 Water drawdown...
Posted: June 18, 2019
Quad Cities Museum Week June 8-16, 2019 Celebrate the 5 th year of this annual June event in the Quad Cities. Museum Week was created to celebrate our region’s museums, their amazing collections, stories, history, and their importance to communities. In fact, with 14 participating museums to visit...
Posted: June 5, 2019
The Scott County Park Pool, West Lake Beach and Boathouse are scheduled to be open daily for the season on Saturday, June 8th. The Pool will not be open June 3rd through the 7th. The Beach and Boathouse are open 4:00pm-8:00pm through Friday, June 7th. Season passes are available for purchase and...
Posted: June 3, 2019