Once Gateway to the American West, Council Bluffs - Iowa's Leading Edge - lies at the crossroads of our country in the heart of our nation. In the southwest corner of the state, our prime location remains one of our greatest assets.
Both Interstates 29 and 80 intersect in our city, offering convenient commutes to virtually anywhere in the nation.
Other modes of transportation include two airports, Amtrak rail service, Greyhound bus service, a municipal bus system and the Missouri River, a well-established navigational, as well as, recreational route.
No matter which "road" you travel, you'll find access easy ...
The Council Bluffs facility is a public-use general aviation airport, serving corporate and charter aircrafts. Maintenance, flight rental and flight instruction are also offered.
The Confederate Air Force Museum, located on its site, is open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. For further information, call (712) 323-2173.
Eppley Airfield, located within a 15-minute drive from downtown Council Bluffs, provides direct service to many of the nation's major cities.
For further information, please call (402) 422-6817 or visit www.EpplyAirfield.com.
Inner-city interstates make traveling quick and convenient within this large metropolitan area.
Council Bluffs is served by both Interstates 680 and 480. Interstate 680 forms a loop around the metropolitan area, and Interstate 480 runs from western Council Bluffs through downtown Omaha, connecting with Interstate 80 in West Omaha.
Public Transportation The Council Bluffs-Omaha area is served by Metro Area Transit. For route information, please call (402) 341-0800.
In addition, Amtrak train service, aboard the California Zephyr, is available at the Omaha station, 1003 S Ninth St. For Amtrak information, please call (800) 872-7245.
Additional bus service includes Arrow Stage Lines, 4220 S 52nd St, (402) 731-1900; Crusader Coach Lines, (712) 322-8615; and Good Life Transportation, (402) 342-1855.
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