Transportation and Logistics

West Central Minnesota is known for its strong and extensive logistics network. The roadway network connects Moorhead to the rest of Minnesota, North Dakota, and Canada. Moorhead has a strong railway system with currently available rail lots in the industrial park. There are two airports located within the Greater Fargo Moorhead metropolitan area, Moorhead Municipal Airport and the Hector International Airport. We also provide public transportation that serves multiple cities with over 20 different routes available. The City of Moorhead is a prime location for businesses that need quick and easy access to multiple forms of transportation.

Interstate Highway System

Moorhead offers easy access to the major market areas of North America.

  • I-94 east and west
  • I-29 north and south

Interstate Highway System

CityMilesDays By Truck
Chicago 642 1
Denver 854 1.5
Duluth 242 0.5
Kansas City 601 1
Milwaukee 570 1
Minneapolis 233 0.5
Omaha 425 1
Sioux Falls 246 0.5
St. Louis 791 1
Williston “The Bakken” 423 0.5
Winnipeg 233 0.5

Rail System

Air Travel

Hector International Airport

  • Located in Fargo, North Dakota.
  • Airlines Serving Hector: Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, United.
  • Multiple non-stop flights to Minneapolis, Chicago, and Denver.
  • Several fixed based operators offering charter service, flight instruction, fuel, aircraft maintenance and storage.

Air Travel

Moorhead Municipal Airport

  • General aviation airport
  • Conveniently located 3 miles southeast of Moorhead just off I-95 at Exit 6
  • 4,300 foot asphalt runway, 75 feet wide
  • Full taxiway
  • 4 Private Hangars
  • 34 Public T-Hangars
  • Arrival/Departure (A/D) Area with restrooms, phone service and vending machines
  • Jet A (4,000 gallon tank) and Avgas (4,000 gallon tank)
  • Self Service Fuel
  • The airport is staffed by Flight Development, LLC offering fuel, aircraft maintenance, charter, flight school with aircraft rentals and onsite management services including hangar rentals. Contact Steve Edner, Airport Manager, at 218.287.1400 for additional information.

Metropolitan Area Transit (MATBUS)

  • Public transportation system serving the communities of Moorhead & Dilworth (Minnesota) and Fargo & West Fargo (North Dakota)
  • Operates Monday through Saturday offering 21 different routes
  • All vehicles are wheelchair-accessible