for the convenience of executives and advisors who may not be familiar with
Ottumwa, Iowa and Wapello County or the surrounding Iowa counties for
business location selection.
As shown in the map
below, there is a regional Ottumwa Industrial Airport where industrial park
sites are available. Two major interstate routes are not far away, and
rail services such as BNSF Burlington Northern go through Ottumwa.
Area Survey -
Ottumwa Iowa - executive summary, business contacts
www.ottumwadevelopment.org Please tell them how you found
Ottumwa is roughly 75 miles southeast of Des Moines and
west of Burlington, Iowa along US-63, US-163 and US-34, which provides
uncongested access to the major I-35 north-south interstate corridor through
Des Moines which extends from Minneapolis-St. Paul and central Canada down
to Kansas City, Wichita, Oklahoma City, Texas and Mexico.
It is also easy to access the major I-80 east-west interstate
corridor that extends from Des Moines, Iowa City, and Davenport to just
south of the Chicago, Illinois area to the east coast, and west through
Omaha, Nebraska to the west coast.
One can also
connect to I-74 and other eastern and southern interstate routes via
Burlington, Iowa and Galesburg, Illinois via Peoria.
Wapello County, Iowa area
|See also :
Google Local map for Ottumwa, Iowa - hybrid map, aerial /
satellite imagery, and local business search capabilities
The LocationOne directory of available
industrial sites and buildings in Ottumwa, IA also has a map.
Industrial Airport - details, map, and aerial view available at
Note that the labor shed study for the Ottumwa area indicates
that a significant number of workers are willing to travel roughly 30 miles
for good jobs, such as to Oskaloosa or Pella along US route 163 to Des
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about the area. Additional maps may be found on the websites of
area representatives, such as custom maps to illustrate data about key
business location selection topics.