Key Advantage #1 - Central Location and Access to Major Markets

Located in the heart of the Midwest, and less than 45 minutes from the Twin Cities, St. Cloud offers businesses ample access to resources. Not only do thousands of people travel into St. Cloud every day for work, our central access via a variety of transportation options give businesses direct reach to markets throughout and beyond the Midwest.
   
  • Direct access to I-94
  • Less than 45 minutes from the I-494 and I-694 loops
  • Modern airport with a 7,000 foot runway
  • Access to BNSF and Northern Lines Railway
  • 30 minutes from the Northstar Commuter Rail service
  • Access to the Northstar Link in east St. Cloud

Freight & Passenger Rail
With access to I-94, U.S. Highway 10 and Minnesota Highways 15 and 23, St. Cloud connects residents and businesses alike to the region.

Distance from Major Markets


The following cities are < 500 miles away:
  • Minneapolis, MN - 60 miles
  • Duluth, MN - 115 miles
  • Rochester, MN - 140 miles
  • Fargo, ND - 160 miles
  • Sioux Falls, SD - 220 miles
  • Chicago, IL - 42 miles
Regional Airport
Just three miles east of downtown, our publicly owned and operated airport services private and commercial air markets. More than 30,000 passenger trips occurred at the airport in 2015. For example, Allegiant Air flies to Phoenix and reportedly filled 90% of their seats in 2015.