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transportation

ROAD ACCESS

Parsons' strategic location allows next-day freight delivery to nearly 70 percent of the U.S. Centrally located at the intersection of the north-south route of US 59 Highway and the east-west route of US 400 Highway which connects directly to Interstate 44 providing seamless traffic flow from Parsons. US 400 is a super two with four lane access and is #3 on the US Dept. of Transportation priority list to become an Interstate.

RAIL ACCESS
Parsons was created as a railroad hub and has a rich history steeped in the Katy Railroad now Union Pacific. Class 1 rail is provided by Union Pacific south-bound. Burlington Northern is located east with connecting rail via South Kansas & Oklahoma short rail.

INTERMODAL OPPORTUNITY

  • Insertesction of US 400 (East/West Super 2) & US 169 (North/South Super 2)
  • SKOAL Switch yard with access to 3 Class 1 Rail Carriers
  • Tri-City Airport with 630 developable acres
  • Port of Catoosa within 90 minutes 

PORT OF CATOOSA
The Tulsa Port of Catoosa is one of the largest, most inland river-port in the United States located at the head of the navigation for the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System in Northeast Oklahoma, the Tulsa Port of Catoosa offers year round, ice-free barge service with river flow levels controlled by the U.S. Corps of Engineers. And with worldwide access capabilities, your products can travel easily and efficiently from America's heartland to the rest of the globe.

AIR TRAVEL
Located just 40 miles away Joplin Airport offers affordable Commercial and Freight air service. Additional air service is available from Wichita, KS, Tulsa, OK and Kansas City, MO. Parsons Tri-City airport can easily accomodate corporate jets on its new 5,000' runway. Many recent upgrades makes the Parsons airport comfortable and convenient for visitors and local travelers.