Springfield is near the nation's geographic and population centers with major thoroughfares including: Interstate 44, U.S. 65, U.S 60, U.S. 160 and Missouri 13, all leading directly into the city.
Whether you want to get around town or head out for destinations unknown, Springfield, Missouri, makes travel easy. Transportation has long been a focus of our community, beginning with our heritage as a central railroad hub and the birthplace of historic Route 66. Today, our well-maintained infrastructure, cutting-edge traffic systems, and state-of-the art airport facilities continue the tradition, making Springfield the perfect place to move.
Travel for business or vacation is a true pleasure into Springfield’s two area airports. In 2009, Springfield-Branson National Airport opened a new, state-of-the-art terminal building with 10 gates and the potential to add up to 60 more. The facility currently houses four airlines—American, Delta, United, and low-cost carrier, Allegiant. They provide daily nonstop flights from key business hubs, including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Charlottee and Denver, and connections to vacation hot spots like Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Florida (Ft. Myers, Orlando, St. Petersburg/Tampa.)
Fifty miles to the south, privately owned Branson Airport opened in the spring of 2009, providing a second convenient option for regularly scheduled commercial airline service. Seasonal non-stop flights from Austin, New Orleans, Denver and Houston make this an another easy-to-use option to get in and out of the region.
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