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 instrumentized, 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

On Friday, October 12th, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office held a Promotional Ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Eric Roloff was promoted to the rank of sergeant. Eric Roloff is originally from State Center, IA where he graduated from West Marshall High School. After High School he attended...
Posted: October 12, 2018
Sheriff Lane swore in Reserve Deputy’s Shaun Logan and Alex Gries today at a ceremony held at the Sheriff’s Office. We would like to welcome them to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office. Shaun Logan is the son of Vickie Logan and the late Mike Logan. After high school at North Scott High School, Shaun...
Posted: October 12, 2018
SCOTT COUNTY SECONDARY ROAD DEPARTMENT IMPASSABLE ROAD NOTICE DUE TO FLOODING Roads Involved: 288th Street: From 82nd Avenue to River Camp Road Buena Vista Road: From 70th Avenue to 82nd Avenue 90th Avenue: From 277th Street to 288th Street 82nd Avenue: From 288th Street north to Buena Vista Road...
Posted: October 10, 2018