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The MAEDC Region consists of Randolph County, Cooper County, Monroe County and Howard County in North-Central Missouri. The MAEDC Region is located near the population mean of the USA. As a result we are one of the most centrally located areas in the US able to reach the major markets of the US easily. Efficient transportation speeds shipments to and from the MAEDC Region. We are located along major interstates like I-70, extensive rail networks, and ports with sea access.
Two current employers discuss several of the many advantages of doing business in the MAEDC Region in the videos below.
Omar N. Bradley Airport
Jesse P. Viertel Airport Boonville, MO
Captain Ben Smith Airfield Monroe City, MO
5,001 foot runway, hard surface, lighted, private storage, aircraft maintenance and fuel available. Executive and Private air service.
4000 foot runway, hard surface, lighted, private storage and fuel available. Executive and private air service.
3,550 foot runway, hard surface, lighted, private sotrage and fuel avialable. Executive and private air service.
The MAEDC Region is blessed with abundant service through the Columbia Regional Airport (30 miles) the Quincy Regional Airport (30 miles), St. Louis International Airport (140 miles) and Kansas City International Airport (140 miles).
Through our partners Norfolk and Southern, BNSF and UP the MAEDC Region offers direct rail access to river ports on the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. The MAEDC Region also offers direct rail access to inter-modal services in St. Louis and Kansas City which boast the 2nd and 3rd largest rail terminals in the U.S. Freight stops on demand available.
The MAEDC Region offers access to quality transportation arteries including Interstate 70, 4-lane US Highway 63, 4-lane US Highway 36 with connections to Interstate 72 and Interstate 35, and US Highway 24. The MAEDC Region is located within 500 miles of 45% of the US population and within 49% of all US manufacturing offering our businesses superb accessibility.
|Kansas City, MO||139|
|St. Louis, MO||146|
|Des Moines, IA||218|
|Oklahoma City, OK||499|
|Salt Lake City, UT||1,178|
|New York, NY||1,088|