Iowa state highways 9 and 4 intersect in Estherville. Truck routes lead from both highways to the Estherville Industrial Park in the southeast part of Estherville. US Highway 71 is located 8 miles west of Estherville. Interstate 90 is 25 minutes north of Estherville.
Distance from Estherville, Iowa to:
Des Moines, Iowa - 184 miles
Minneapolis, Minnesota - 187 miles
Chicago, Illinois - 490 miles
Sioux Falls, South Dakota - 117 miles
Denver, Colorado - 759 miles
New York City , New York - 1,265 miles

Local Trucking Companies

Estherville is home to a few great transportation companies that can help you and your business get your shipping and transportation needs completed and serve the Midwest Market and both coasts. 

Estherville, Iowa Airport

Two Runways:
Runway 34/16, which is 4,797 feet long by 75 feet wide - lighted and paved
Turf runway, runway 6/24, is 2,985 feet long by 90 feet wide
GPS Coordinates: 43-24-26 North | 94-44-47 West
Elevation: 1,318 feet

Address: 1672 425th Avenue, Estherville, IA 51334
(712) 362-2761 |
Ownership: Publicly owned, Facility Use: Open to public

Other Airports

Spencer, Iowa Airport - 35 minute drive - Regional Charter Lines

Major Airports:
  • Mason City, Iowa - 90 minute drive - Connecting flights to major cities
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota - 120 minute drive - National and Connections to International Flights
  • Sioux City, Iowa - 120 minute drive - National and Connections to international flights
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota - 3 Hour Drive - National and International 
  • Des Moines, Iowa - 3 Hour Drive - National and Connections to International Flights


A main line of the Union Pacific Railroad runs through Estherville, with a secondary line branching off to the east, running adjacent to the Estherville Industrial Park. No rail spurs are available at this time.