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Transportation

Interstate Accessibility

Ankeny’s advantageous location at the intersection of Interstates 35 and 80 provides the ideal environment for business. If it's warehousing, distribution or any business wanting a location along the interstate, Ankeny is a prime location.

Highway Accessibility

Highway 69 runs north/south through the heart of Ankeny. Highway 65 is just 10 minutes east.

Air Transportation

The Ankeny Regional Airport is one of the fast-growing airports in the Federal Aviation Administration’s four-state region. In 2004, the Ankeny airport was ranked as the third busiest in Iowa by the FAA, with more than 65,000 takeoffs and landings. Today more than 130 planes and helicopters are based at the airport with 35% of those involved in corporate travel. The surrounding business parks offer "through the gate service" on some of their parcels.  Learn more about the Ankeny Regional Airport at www.exec1aviation.com.
 
Commercial air service is available at Des Moines International Airport, just 20 minutes south of Ankeny. Airlines serving the area include Allegiant Airlines,  American Airlines, Delta, Frontier Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways.

Bus Service

Des Moines Area Rapid Transit (DART)  provides bus service to the community.

 

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