Presently, more than 60% of all goods are transported by trucks. However, those trucks are subject to road traffic, accidents, and inclement weather.
Iron County has a long history of railroad service, dating back to the early 1920s. Today, with the partnership of Port 15, Cedar City boasts the largest, new rail-served business park in the Western United States. Cedar City’s 21 mile branch is a transportation asset that is maintained by Union Pacific. This railroad is also utilized by all of Southern Utah, Southern Nevada and Northern Arizona, making rail a optimal choice for the transportation of goods to those areas.
However, if rail is not a viable choice for businesses...
The I-15 corridor is a major highway system connecting Montana, Idaho, Utah, Nevada and California with access to other major Highway systems including I-40, I-70 and I-80. Over 8 million travelers pass through Iron County on the I-15 corridor each year.
Iron County is accessible to 48 million people or 86.5% of the western metropolitan population within one-day’s trucking.
Cedar City to:
- Denver..................559 Miles
- Las Vegas.............172 Miles
- Los Angeles.........439 Miles
- Phoenix.................456 Miles
- Salt Lake City.......225 Miles
- San Francisco......756 Miles
Modalgistics Supply Chain Solutions, Transportation Study and Cost Analysis, November 2012. Computed at a 1,500-mile radius from Cedar City, UT
The Cedar City Regional Airport maintains a 10,000 foot runway and is the most convenient airport for travelers visiting Cedar City, Brian Head, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park and Cedar Breaks National Monument. The Cedar City Airport is within one mile of downtown Cedar City and is served by Delta Connection.
The airport itself is the second largest airport in the state. In fact, a Boeing 757 can land there, if necessary. The airport provides access to travelers coming from around the world to witness Cedar City's beautiful landscape and the surround National Parks.
Further, the Cedar City airport can be utilized for businesses to transport individuals and products to help provide them with their business needs. For more information regarding the airport, please click here.