Infrastructure - EDC of Lawrence & Douglas County
Located just 30 minutes from Kansas City, one of the most centrally located major market in the nation, businesses in Lawrence have easy access to a robust multimodal transportation and distribution network including Kansas City International Airport, four Interstates (I-35, I-70, I-29, I-49), the largest rail center in the United States and the third largest trucking center in the country.
Lawrence’s municipal airport averages more than 100 daily flight operations of single engine, twin engine and business jets.
Area businesses can count on reliable utility services provided by:
- Westar Energy – Electricity
- Black Hills Energy & Atmos Energy – Natural Gas
- City of Lawrence – Sewer & Water
- AT & T & WOW! – Telecommunications
Lawrence Municipal Airport
City-owned and operated and averages more than 100 daily flight operations of single-engine, twin-engine and business jets. The combination of 5,700 feet of runway and Class I Instrument Landing System make it an outstanding all-weather airport for business or pleasure.
Kansas City International Airport (45 minutes)
KCI offers nonstop flights to over 40 cities in the United States.
Distances to Lawrence
Economic Output – Gross Domestic Product for Lawrence
Source: US Bureau of Economic Analysis