Pike County has access to several major highways. U.S. Highway 61 is a 4-lane highway known as “The Avenue of the Saints”. It runs north to St. Paul, MN and south to St. Louis, MO. U.S. Highway 54 is a 2-lane highway that runs west & south to I-70 and east to I-72. State Highway 79 is also a 2-lane highway and is known as Missouri’s “Scenic Byway”. It runs south to I-70 and north to State Hwy. 36. I-70is the nearest interstate and is located 45 miles from Pike County.
Fourteen port districts and more than 1,040 miles of navigable waterways on the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers provide easy access to the Nation’s major rivers and port cities. Barge service is provided to Pike County and the surrounding areas via the Mississippi River (15 mi.) At Louisiana, Missouri. Many of our existing businesses already take advantage of this form of transportation to distribute their products and bring in raw materials.
Missouri ranks tenth in the U.S. In total rail mileage and rail traffic. Both the Kansas City Southern and Burlington Northern Railways provide excellent rail service to our local businesses. The Kansas City Southern railway runs along U.S. Hwy 54 and through Pike County. Kansas City Southern runs thru both Kansas City and St. Louis, where there are multiple interchanges. Burlington Northern runs north to south with access in the county as well.
The Bowling Green Municipal Airport is located two miles northwest of the city. Airside facilities include a single runway and taxiway system. Runway 13/31 is 3,204 feet long by 50 feet wide. The taxiway consists of a single 25-foot connecting taxiway. Landside facilities include a 4,000-plus sf FBO/community hanger, 3-unit T-hanger and 4-unit T-hanger.
BGMA is a general aviation airport. It maintains a B-I Reference Code. This Airport Reference Code accommodates aircraft with the following characteristics:
In addition to having public utilities and easy roadway access, BGMA is capable of accommodating light industrial/manufacturing operations on site. For more information on the economic development potential at the airport contact the Bowling Green City Hall at (573) 324-5451. Or by wesite at https://www.bowlinggreen-mo.gov/municipal-airport/
CONTACT US: Carolyn Wisecarver, Executive Director - 914 W. Main St.; Bowling Green, MO 63334
Phone: 573-324-2077 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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