Transportation

Ground

Interstates 35 and 80 connect Waukee to customers and suppliers throughout the United States. Perfectly positioned in the Midwest, Waukee as a direct connection to I-80 and is within a day’s drive of many major metropolitan areas. It is also just a quick 15-mile drive away from downtown Des Moines - the capital city of Iowa.

City
Distance (Miles)
Omaha, NE
128
Kansas City, KS
194
Denver, CO
660
St. Louis, MO
368
Indianapolis, IN
484
Chicago, IL
346
Detroit, MI
613
Milwaukee, WI
388
Minneapolis, MN
257
Fargo, ND
490
Sioux Falls, SD
271
waukee on midwest map

Air

Des Moines International Airport is located just 20 miles southeast of Waukee, and provides convenient air travel to Waukee’s residents and businesses. The airport’s close proximity to downtown Des Moines makes it a convenient stop for corporate air travel. Des Moines International Airport is ranked in the top 50 airports for air cargo tonnage in the U.S. and is the only Port of Entry located in Iowa. More than 175 million pounds of cargo are transported through Iowa airports annually.

Non-Stop Destinations Airport Approximate Flight Time 
Minneapolis MSP 1 hour
Chicago MDW 1 hour 
Chicago ORD 1 hour 
Denver DEN 2 hours
Dallas DFW 2 hours
Detroit DTW 2 hours
Atlanta ATL 2 hours
   
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