Facts & Figures
Lawrence is located between Kansas City and Topeka, the capital of Kansas, accessible by four highways, and is 35 minutes from Logistics Park Kansas City, the BNSF Railroad’s only full-service logistics park in the United States.
Located just 30 minutes from Kansas City, one of the most centrally located major market in the nation, businesses in Lawrence have easy access to a robust multimodal transportation and distribution network including Kansas City International Airport, four Interstates (I-35, I-70, I-29, I-49), the largest rail center in the United States and the third largest trucking center in the country.
Lawrence’s municipal airport averages more than 100 daily flight operations of single engine, twin engine and business jets.
Area businesses can count on reliable utility services provided by:
- Westar Energy – Electricity
- Black Hills Energy & Atmos Energy – Natural Gas
- City of Lawrence – Sewer & Water
- AT & T & Midco – Telecommunications
- Lawrence is directly connected to major internet hubs in Kansas City, Omaha, Chicago, and more.
- Lawrence has an extensive fiber network with gigabit internet service capabilities available to each business park and neighborhood in the community.
- Recent infrastructure improvements by area service providers have tripled the city’s connections to the internet, increased capacity ten-fold and boosted redundancy and reliability.
- Midco, a local service provider, has committed to network enhancements to achieve speeds of up to 10 gigabits per second within the next 10 years.
- Another provider, AT&T, has committed to being the first to bring 5G technology to the world.
Lawrence Municipal Airport
City-owned and operated and averages more than 100 daily flight operations of single-engine, twin-engine and business jets. The combination of 5,700 feet of runway and Class I Instrument Landing System make it an outstanding all-weather airport for business or pleasure.
Kansas City International Airport (45 minutes)
KCI offers nonstop flights to over 55 cities in the United States.
Distances to Lawrence
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EDC of Lawrence & Douglas County
718 New Hampshire St. Lawrence, KS 66044