Location Advantages in Carroll County, IA


Tucked in a beautiful, West Central Iowa, Carroll itself sits at the intersection of US Highways 30 & 71. Carroll County provides an ideal location for manufacturing, value-added agriculture, retail, and more as the hub of Western Iowa. This economically progressive community provides quality healthcare, education and community engagement. 

Drive time to other major cities and locations:

  • Des Moines, Iowa: 90 minutes
  • Sioux City, Iowa: 1 hour 55 minutes
  • Omaha, Nebraska: 1 hour 55 minutes
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota: 3 hours
  • Kansas City, Missouri: 4 hours
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Chicago, Illinois: 6 hours 30 minutes


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Arthur N. New Municipal Airport

The Arthur N. New Municipal Airport was established at its current location in the 1940s. The airport has grown to be one of the busiest in Western Iowa with approximately 700 landings per month. The airport currently has two paved and lighted runways: Runway 13/31 is 5500’ x 100’ with registered instrument approach and non-directional beacon. Runway 3/21 is 3300’ x 60’. The airport also currently has hangar space for 24 airplanes.

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Union Pacific Railroad operates a mainline dual track through Carroll County. They are one of America's leading transportation companies. Its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad, is North America's premier railroad franchise, covering 23 states across the western two-thirds of the United States. Learn more about Union Pacific Railroad.



Carroll County  sits at the intersection of US Highways 30 & 71. We are only a few miles from the Missouri/Mississippi watershed divide. 

Freight & Shippers

There are many companies in Carroll County to transport commodities and merchandise goods and cargo. Many area frieght companies can transport dry, refrigerated, and liquid goods.


​Ground Transporation

Carroll County is home the to headquarters of the largest motorcoach company in Iowa, Winstar Lines. Their mission is to provide comfort, safety, and true midwest hospitality while allowing our guests to experience the cities and landscapes of America in a Luxury Motorcoach.​ Learn more about Windstar's ground transporation services.