Strategically located only 15 minutes from downtown Dallas, Lancaster is bordered by Interstates 20, 35E and 45; and contiguous to the southern city limits of Dallas. This translates to commutes that are shorter and drives that are more pleasant. I-20 just north of Lancaster connects it to Fort Worth and the mid-cities. I-35E, the NAFTA gateway from Mexico, runs along the western city limits of Lancaster. Access to downtown Dallas is smooth, via IH-35E and IH-45. Additionally, IH-45 gives easy accessibility to Houston and the Gulf Coast.
Lancaster has nearby access to Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) light rail service to downtown Dallas and locations further north and west.
Dallas Love Field and D/FW International Airport are conveniently located only minutes away, with daily passenger flights and air freight service.
Lancasters own municipal airport has a lighted 5,000-foot long runway and is the home of the DFW wing of the former Confederate Air Force. The Texas Department of Transportation and the City of Lancaster funded a master plan in the year 2001 for future growth of the airport. Funding for this expansion, which will include runway lengthening and improvements, additional taxiways and parking aprons, has been approved by the State.
Additionally, Lancaster has access to rail service provided by the Union-Pacific Railroad. Lancaster offers important benefits in accessibility for residents and businesses alike, with resources that afford numerous opportunities to distribute products and services around the world.
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