Emporia Offers Strategic Location Advantages

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4 Jan 2024


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“Emporia’s location is ideal for businesses,” says Emporia Regional Development Association President, Chuck Scott. “We’re an hour from Topeka and about an hour and a half from Wichita and Kansas City.”

Emporia’s Location is Ideal for Businesses

Emporia is strategically located at the intersections of I-35, I-335, U.S. Highway 50 and K-99. Being in the heart of the United States, it’s equally accessible to both the East and West coasts. Over ten motor freight carriers serve the Emporia community. Eastern Kansas is also a rail hub for BNSF.  BNSF’s Southern Transcon route reaches from Southern California to Chicago. Emporia Municipal Airport (KEMP) is located four miles south of the city limits, while Kansas City International Airport, and Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport is easily accessible as well.

Did you know Emporia is on the major interstate taking people from Dallas to Minneapolis? Visit the Emporia RDA website and learn more about this wonderful community centered between Topeka, Wichita, and Kansas City.