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

CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak.There have been no cases of illness associated with this outbreak in Iowa; however, Iowans are included in the nationwide safety alert...
Posted: November 20, 2018
Scott County Sheriff's Office held a Swearing In Ceremony on November 9th. Curt Wilson, Christopher Laye, Douglass Adams and Jonathon Johnson have been hired as the newest deputy sheriffs for Scott County. Curt Wilson grew up in Bettendorf, Iowa and graduated from Bettendorf High School in 1990...
Posted: November 9, 2018
On Friday, November 9th at 0900, the Scott County Sheriff's Office will hold a Swearing In Ceremony in the Sheriff's Office Conference Room on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse. Curt Wilson, Christopher Laye, Douglass Adams and Jonathon Johnson have been hired as the newest deputy...
Posted: November 8, 2018