Carthage is easily accessible by local highways. In 2006 a four-lane highway was completed that connects Carthage with points south and makes travel to and from our area even easier and faster. This four-lane highway will extend to Macomb by 2009, completing construction of this major area travel route. An easy thirty-minute drive will take you to local airports providing daily commercial air service or municipal airports to house private planes. River barge traffic on the Mississippi can be accessed in nearby ports.

Map of Carthage with Highway 336

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Commercial airports – daily flights available

Quincy Municipal Baldwin Field Airport
Quincy, Illinois
Travel Time: about 45 minutes

Southwest Iowa Regional Airport
Burlington, Iowa
Travel Time: about 60 minutes

Public Airports - Private Plane Facilities

Keokuk Municipal Airport (EOK)
Keokuk, Iowa
Travel Time: about 30 minutes

Macomb Municipal Airport (MQB)
Macomb, Illinois
Travel Time: about 30 minutes


Rail service is available at nearby Macomb, Illinois.

River Barge Service

Available nearby - Travel Time: 30 minutes

Travel Distances to major cities

Atlanta: 870 miles
Chicago: 270 miles
Kansas City: 270 miles
Los Angeles: 2,000 miles
Memphis: 450 miles
Minneapolis: 460 miles
New York: 1,060 miles
St. Louis: 170 miles
Seattle: 2,085 miles

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